Congress Is Now Mostly A Millionaires’ Club (more than half are now millionaires)

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Does this surprise anyone? And these are the “representatives” of the American people?

Again, thanks to Gunny Blogger for the links.


Congress is loaded, if you weren’t already aware.

The Center for Responsive Politics analyzed the personal financial disclosure data from 2012 of the 534 current members of Congress and found that, for the first time, more than half had an average net worth of $1 million or more: 268 to be exact, up from 257 the year earlier. The median for congressional Democrats was $1.04 million and, for Republicans, $1 million even.
Read more: For the First Time, the Majority of Congress Are Millionaires | TIME.com For the First Time, the Majority of Congress Are Millionaires | TIME.com
 

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