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The 10 Wealthiest Members of Congress


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#7 - U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan
U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan

U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, a Republican from Florida, reported a net worth of as much as $366.2 million in 2010, according to financial disclosures.

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“Few federal lawmakers must grapple with the financial ills - unemployment, loss of housing, wiped out savings - that have befallen millions of Americans,” Sheila Krumholz, executive director of the Center for Responsive Politics, said in announcing the study findings in November 2010.

“Congressional representatives on balance rank among the wealthiest of wealthy Americans and boast financial portfolios that are all but unattainable for most of their constituents.”

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