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Just curious.

Can these congress critters collect their full salaries AND their pensions while still holding office?

It wouldn't seem logical to collect a pension from a job you have not actually retired from. IRA and 401k funds would be a different matter, as by definition you have direct control over them.

Since very few workers qualify for standard pensions these days, my next question would be why does congress still have them?

In Pelosi's case, her time "serving" her country has been extremely lucrative for her and her family. The pension is probably mere "crumbs" to her by comparison.

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