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9:13 AM, Dec 18, 2013 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN
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Life is good in Washington, D.C., even as the lobbyists pout about how there hasn’t been enough action on Capitol Hill to keep those big retainers rolling in. As Michael Neibauer of Washington Business Journal reports:

The District’s total personal income in 2012 was $47.28 billion, or $74,733 for each of its 632,323 residents, according to the Office of the Chief Financial Officer’s Economic and Revenue Trends report for November.

Not bad, given that:

The U.S. average per capita personal income was $43,725.

And even Connecticut, home to the hedges and:

… highest of the 50 states … fell 25 percent short of D.C.

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