Rosen legislation would close loophole for congressional convicts

Despite multiple major reform efforts over the years, no member of Congress has ever been confirmed to have lost their taxpayer-funded pension after being convicted of a serious crime. But taxpayers tired of seeing their tax dollars go to corrupt politicians got some great news this summer: The Senate unanimously passed the No Corruption Act authored by Sens. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., and Rick Scott, R-Fla.

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