Top Ten Richest Congressmen Based on Estimated Net Worth

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1) Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas):            $294.21 Million

2) Rep. Darrell Issa (R- Ca.):                $220.4   Million

3) Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass):                 $193.07 Million

4) Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W. Va):                $  81.63 Million

5) Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.):                $  76.30 Million

6) Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.):                     $  65.91  Million

7) Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.):            $  55.07 Million

8) Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.)        $  52.93 Million

9) Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Ca.):            $  45.39 Million

10) Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-Fla.):            $  44.21 Million

Estimated Net Worth of Top Ten: $1.129 Billion

  • Seven out of the Top Ten are Democrats:
    Estimated Net Worth: $570.30 Million.
  • Thirty-One of the Top 50 are Republicans:
    Estimated Net Worth: $857.78 Million.
  • Eleven of the Top Fifty are Republican Freshman:
    Estimated Net Worth: $140.41 million.

* Source: Roll Call. richest/the-50-richest-members-of-congress-112th.html

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