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50 Richest Congress Members


#1: Darrell "Benghazi" Issa: a reported $355 million

Financial disclosures also revealed a widening gap between members’ wealth and that of their constituents. The median net worth of the 112th Congress stood at $442,007 in 2012. Nineteen percent of lawmakers reported no debts at all, while 15 percent had trusts.


And yet people on food stamps are being demonized and another government shut down on giving people healthcare.

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