The 10 Richest Members of Congress

By Jon Terbush

The rich are getting richer, even in Congress.


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Especially in Congress.

Rep. Michael McCaul, the richest elected man on Capitol Hill, saw his net worth increase by a whopping 300% in the last year. He and the other nine richest members of Congress are worth a combined $1.13 billion.

How rich are they individually? Roll Call took a look at Congressional financial disclosure forms to determine which lawmakers have the deepest pockets:



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