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Condon criticized outsized city salaries on campaign trail in 2011

by The Spokesman-Review on 10/16/2014

Fattah's new chief of staff linked to congressman's troubled nonprofit

by Philly.com on 10/14/2014

Fact Checker: Braley’s pay for female staffers

by The Gazette (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) on 10/14/2014

Lobbying World

by The Hill on 10/14/2014

Posted by John Sugden on Aug. 27, 2014

Rep. Filemon Vela (D-Texas) recently returned from his first privately funded trip since taking office in 2013. Vela made it count, traveling to Bogota, Colombia.

The Brownsville Economic Development Council paid the $1,700 tab for Vela for the trip. The Texas Democrat represents the city of Brownsville, which occupies the southernmost tip of the state. Its proximity to Mexico, just across the Rio Grande River, makes Brownsville a hub for international trade.

According to its filing, Filomena traveled to Colombia's capital for a breakfast at which he spoke to a group of more than 100 Colombian businessmen in an apparent effort to drum up investment in his district.


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