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November 30, 2012 at 7:26 AM

McDermott’s pricey Bali trip apparently sets record

  WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott apparently set a record for congressional travel with his roughly $21,000 privately-funded trip to Bali earlier this month. According to the Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call,┬áthe Seattle liberal’s visit to Indonesia appears to be the costliest trip taken by a member of Congress since rules…


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