Does your Congressional Reps Wealth Increase while Yours Decreases?

How much is a U.S. Senator or Representative worth? The typical member of the U.S. Congress is worth $1.03 million. The net worth of a typical member of Congress has grown 20% since 2007. During those same years, the net worth of the typical American household dropped 35%. In 2007 the typical senator or representative had a net worth of $803,000. By 2010 that number had grown to $1 million. At the same time, the net worth of U.S. families dropped from $126,000 to $77,000. Do these numbers reflect your circumstances? Ranking the Net Worth of the 115th Congress Roll Call...

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