Find out how rich (or poor) your Member of Congress is — in 1 amazing chart

October 8, 2012

Ever wonder if your Member of Congress is rich? Us too.

And now, thanks to the wizards in the Post graphics department -- follow them on Twitter! -- we have the answer all in one amazing, interactive chart. The chart also includes how aggressive each Member has been in their investing strategy. It's part of the "Capitol Assets" series, a look into the finances of the 535 Members of Congress.

So who is the richest Member of Congress? It's California Rep. Darrell Issa (R), who's worth almost $450 million!  Much more in the chart below. Enjoy.

Chris Cillizza writes “The Fix,” a politics blog for the Washington Post. He also covers the White House for the newspaper and Web site.
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