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Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 10/07/2012

Read this: Mary Bono poorer than she was; Romney poorer than he should be; Stewart vs. O’Reilly

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Rep. Mary Bono Mack (Cliff Owen/AP)
Guess they’re not playing “I Got You, Babe” like they used to. A new analysis of congressional wealth, finds that a lot of rich legislators have weathered the recession just fine — but not Rep. Mary Bono Mack, whose assets dropped from $3 million to $848K in six years, largely because her late husband Sonny Bono’s song catalogue isn’t generating the royalties it used to.

Meanwhile: Is Mitt Romney really only worth $250 million? A private-equity guy of his era should be a heck of a lot richer, according to this investment banker.

(Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for the Rumble 2012)

“I believe in Social Security. Do you?”


“Then we’re both socialists.”

— Scenes from Jon Stewart and Bill O’Reilly’s “rumble” at GWU, captured by our colleague Dan Zak. Other highlights at The Fix.

Looking for the most recent Reliable Source column? Start here: Mitt Romney’s flag pin: What’s that star on the stripes?

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