Jim Hightower: Bringing a Rich, Aloof, Race-Baiting Congress Critter Down to Earth | Columnists

If you’re a rich, corporate-serving Trump Republican who’s been in the U.S. House so long and done so little that you’re essentially seen as a piece of congressional furniture, what do you do to save yourself when faced back home with a popular, well-organized, grassroots opponent who’s about to overtake you?

Of course, do what President Trump does: Unleash your inner racist to assail your challenger as a demonic civil-liberties

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Bringing rich, aloof Congress critter down to earth | Opinion

Some people who get elected to Congress grow in office; others just bloat. Rep. Michael McCaul is a bloater.

A self-absorbed, right-wing Trumpeteer, this Texas lawmaker is about the richest guy in the U.S. House, wallowing in some estimated $113 million in personal wealth. McCaul made his money the old-fashioned way: He married it. His wife inherited a fortune, so — with no need to work for a living —

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HIGHTOWER: Bringing a Congress critter down to Earth | Opinion

Some people who get elected to Congress grow in office; others just bloat. Rep. Michael McCaul is a bloater.

A self-absorbed, right-wing Trumpeteer, this Texas lawmaker is about the richest guy in the U.S. House, wallowing in some estimated $113 million in personal wealth. McCaul made his money the old-fashioned way: He married it. His wife inherited a fortune, so – with no need to work for a living –

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Airbnb Is Bringing Our Childhood Memories to Life With Barbie, Blockbuster, and ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’

Airbnb seemingly has it all. If you want a Dolly Parton-themed pad for a Nashville bachelorette party or just a bed and pillow to crash as you work your way around the world, chances are you can find some version of what you’re looking for in the home-sharing site’s arsenal of over 7 million listings. 

For many travelers, the first step in planning a trip is heading to the company’s

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Bringing Bali home: South Koreans indulge in extreme staycationing

SEOUL (Reuters) – This time last year Yoon Seok-min, his wife Kim Hyo-jung and their two children were holidaying in the Philippines, Vietnam and Guam. A trip to Hawaii was on the cards for this summer.

Instead, as the global coronavirus pandemic has stymied overseas travel, the family, like other South Koreans, has turned to a new and extreme form of staycation: transforming their

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