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Rules of the Road
London. Antigua. Golf trips. Spas. Congress travels in style when outsiders foot the bill. Reporter Steve Henn explores the concern that free travel is a widely abused perk.
King of Travel
Sen. John Breaux (D-La.) is a legendary dealmaker on Capitol Hill. He's also the king of congressional travel, with 56 trips in less than five years, paid for by industry groups, lobbyists, and universities.
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The Greenbrier and the Turnberry
Two of the most opulent, and favored, congressional trip destinations.
Picking up the Tab
Who are these sponsors, and why would they spend so much?