Net Worth Of Congress

26/08/2012 19:59

"The annual ranking of the 50 richest members of Congress was calculated by The Hill, based on the financial disclosure forms filed by lawmakers. Republicans dominate the list, with 31 members of the GOP among the top 50. But the party's presumptive vice presidential nominee, Rep. Paul Ryan (Wis.), is not among them. On the contrary, Ryan's net worth of approximately $2.2 million places him on the low end of the congressional wealth spectrum...".* The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur on how many of our representatives can't relate to the poor and middle class.

*Read more here from Christina Wilkie in The Huffington Post:

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