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Members of Congress Get Abnormally High Returns From Their Stocks

Date: May 24, 2011
Author: Dan Froomkin
QUOTE: "In the course of performing their normal duties, members of Congress have access to non-public information that could have a substantial impact on certain businesses, industries or the economy as a whole. If used as the basis for common stock transactions, such information could yield significant personal trading profits," they wrote.

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