How do members of Congress get rich on their public salaries?

Members of Congress make $174,000 a year. A decent salary– but not enough to get rich on. So how do so many make millions upon millions while in public service? We investigate Sunday on Full Measure.

Lisa Fletcher has the story of the creator of a DNA website who has now opened up the database to law enforcement. You won’t believe how many cold cases they’re solving as a result.

And there’s a new outbreak of the mysterious polio-like paralysis cases known as AFM that I’ve been reporting on since 2014. The Centers for Disease Control has kept a tight lid on the illness striking American children. We’ll have an update.

Watch on TV or replays anytime online. Livestream at 9:30a ET Sunday! We won’t waste your time rehashing news you’ve already heard all week.


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  1. We watch your show weekly. We think you should ask the government/congress employees about How all Americans get the same Health Insurance their getting? This is wrong for them getting rich on tax payers as we all suffer. When is this going to end? We know you understand and Love your Support!

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