2013-01-31 — propublica.org
When CBS News reported in 2011 that members of Congress weren't prohibited from insider trading, Congress moved swiftly.President Obama signed a law banning it within six months of the broadcast.
But Congress is still exempt from portions of a number of federal laws, including provisions that protect workers in the private sector but don't apply to the legislative branch's approximately 30,000 employees.
Here's our rundown of measures Congress exempts itself from:
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