Seven of the 10 wealthiest people in Congress are Democrats

August 20, 2013 by History in a Hurry

Does a multi-millionaire “represent” you in Congress?


Meet the top 10 richest members of Congress

by Chris Moody, Yahoo! News, 4 hours ago

The Hill newspaper released its annual report Tuesday on the wealth of members of Congress, revealing the richest lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

Republican Rep. Darrell Issa, who began building his fortune 30 years ago by founding the company that makes Viper car alarm systems, tops the list this year with an estimated net worth of $355.4 million. Issa’s estimated net worth has more than doubled in the past year, according to the The Hill’s 2012 list, in which he ranked third.

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