25 Most Wealthy Members of Congress

No. 25: Rep. Tom Petri (R-Wis.)

Rep. Tom Petri had an estimated wealth of $28.1 million in 2010. Invests in: “Miscellaneous Business, Finance/Insurance/Real Estate, Mixed.”

No. 24: Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-N.Y.)

Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney had an estimated wealth of $28.6 million in 2010. Invests in: “Finance/Insurance/Real Estate, Mixed, Construction.”

No. 23: Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.)

Rep. Diane Black had an estimated wealth of $31.3 million in 2010. Invests in: “Finance/Insurance/Real Estate, Health, Mixed.”

No. 22: Rep. Rick Berg (R-N.D.)

Rep. Rick Berg had an estimated wealth of $33.6 million in 2010. Invests in: “Finance/Insurance/Real Estate, Mixed, Agribusiness.”

No. 21: Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.)

Rep. Trent Franks had an estimated wealth of $33.9 million in 2010. Invests in: “Energy/Natural Resources, Finance/Insurance/Real Estate, Mixed.”

No. 20: Rep. Mike Kelly (R-Pa.)

Rep. Mike Kelly had an estimated wealth of $34.6 million in 2010. Invests in: “Energy/Natural Resources, Miscellaneous Business, Transportation.”

No. 19: Rep. Nita M. Lowey (D-N.Y.)

Rep. Nita M. Lowey had an estimated wealth of $41.2 million in 2010. Invests in: “Mixed, Finance/Insurance/Real Estate, Lawyer/Lobbyists.”

No. 18: Rep. James B. Renacci (R-Ohio)

Rep. James B. Renacci had an estimated wealth of $42.1 million in 2010. Invests in: “Mixed, Finance/Insurance/Real Estate, Miscellaneous Business.”

No. 17: Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-N.J.)

Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen had an estimated wealth of $42.9 million in 2010. Invests in: “Miscellaneous Business, Mixed, Finance/Insurance/Real Estate.”

No. 16: Rep. Gary G. Miller (R-Calif.)

Rep. Gary G. Miller had an estimated wealth of $46 million in 2010. Invests in: “Finance/Insurance/Real Estate, Mixed, Energy/Natural Resources.”

No. 15: Rep. Kenny Marchant (R-Tex.)

Rep. Kenny Marchant had an estimated wealth of $49.3 million in 2010. Invests in: “Agribusiness, Mixed, Finance/Insurance/Real Estate.”

No. 14: Sen. James E. Risch (R-Idaho)

Sen. James E. Risch had an estimated wealth of $54.1 million in 2010. Invests in: “Finance/Insurance/Real Estate, Agribusiness, Mixed.”

No. 13: Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.)

Sen. Bob Corker had an estimated wealth of $59.6 million in 2010. Invests in: “Mixed, Finance/Insurance/Real Estate, Miscellaneous Business.”

No. 12: Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.)

Sen. Dianne Feinstein had an estimated wealth of $69 million in 2010. Invests in: “Finance/Insurance/Real Estate, Miscellaneous Business, Mixed.”

No. 11: Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.)

Sen. Richard Blumenthal had an estimated wealth of $73.2 million in 2010. Invests in: “Finance/Insurance/Real Estate, Mixed, Energy/Natural Resources.”

No. 10: Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-N.J.)

Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg had an estimated wealth of $85.6 million in 2010. Invests in: “Mixed, Finance/Insurance/Real Estate, Miscellaneous Business.”

No. 9: Sen. John D. Rockefeller IV (D-W.Va.)

Sen. John D. Rockefeller IV had an estimated wealth of $99.1 million in 2010. Invests in: “Mixed, Finance/Insurance/Real Estate, Miscellaneous Business.”

No. 8: Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.)

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi had an estimated wealth of $101.1 million in 2010. Invests in: “Finance/Insurance/Real Estate, Miscellaneous Business, Communication / Electronics.”

No. 7: Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-Fla.)

Rep. Vern Buchanan had an estimated wealth of $136.2 million in 2010. Invests in: “Finance/Insurance/Real Estate, Transportation, Mixed.”

No. 6: Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.)

Rep. Jared Polis had an estimated wealth of $143.2 million in 2010. Invests in: “Mixed, Finance/Insurance/Real Estate, Health.”

No. 5: Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wis.)

Sen. Herb Kohl had an estimated wealth of $173.5 million in 2010. Invests in: “Miscellaneous Business, Mixed, Agribusiness.”

No. 4: Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-Va.)

Sen. Mark R. Warner had an estimated wealth of $192.7 million in 2010. Invests in: “Mixed, Finance/Insurance/Real Estate, Energy/Natural Resources.”

No. 3: Sen. John F. Kerry (D-Mass.)

Sen. John F. Kerry had an estimated wealth of $231.7 million in 2010. Invests in: “Mixed, Finance/Insurance/Real Estate, Communication/Electronics.”

No. 2: Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Tex.)

Rep. Michael McCaul had an estimated wealth of $380.4 million in 2010. Invests in: “Finance/Insurance/Real Estate, Mixed, Miscellaneous Business.”

No.1: Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.)

Rep. Darrell Issa had an estimated wealth of $448.1 million in 2010. Invests in: “Mixed, Finance/Insurance/Real Estate, Transportation.”

 

So 7 of the top 10 richest members of Congress are Democrats, who saw that plot twist coming? They must be using Romney’s accountant.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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