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Most in Congress are millionaires, but many were before they were elected

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For the first time in history, more than half of America's elected representatives in Congress are worth more than $1 million. According to the Center for Responsive Politics, which tracks political spending in Congress, at least 268 of the current 534 members of Congress had a net worth of at least $1 million in 2012. The median net worth of a member of Congress reached $1,008,767 in 2012, up...

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