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Raises coming in February

From NBC's Mike Viqueira
Congress has held off on giving themselves another raise -- at least for this year. Democrats have insisted that the scheduled congressional cost-of-living adjustment be delayed for the time being until they can hold a vote next month on raising the minimum wage.

Language just negotiated in the "continuing resolution" that will keep the government funded through February 15 delays the raise until one day later, February 16. By that time, Democrats will have presumably passed the first raise in the minimum wage in 10 years.

Members of Congress currently make $165,200. The delayed raise is for $2,800.