Report: 237 Millionaires Now in Congress

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Many people all over the world are doing all they can just to get by during these tough economic times. But one group seems to be doing extremely well. They are members of the U.S. Congress.

A new report by the Center for Responsive Politics says there are 237 millionaires serving in the House and Senate. That's 44 percent of all lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

The richest member is Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif. His net worth exceeds $250 million.

Issa is followed in wealth by four Democrats. Rep. Jane Harman, D-Calif. has $245 million. Rep. Herb Kohl,, D-Wis. at $215 million.

Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va. at $210 million and Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass. at about $209 million.

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