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Congressional Oil Holdings

Nearly 30 members of congressional committees overseeing oil and gas companies held personal assets in the industry totaling $9 million to $14.5 million late last year. That included up to nearly $1 million in the three companies at the heart of the Gulf of Mexico oil-drilling disaster. Use this tool to drill down on the oil and gas holdings of specific members:

Depiction in this graphic does not suggest wrongdoing by a member of Congress. Under current ethics guidelines, all holdings and investments cited here fall within the rules.

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SOURCE: House and Senate financial disclosures; GRAPHIC: Dan Keating, Karen Yourish and Laura Stanton - The Washington Post
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Congressional members overseeing firms involved in Gulf spill held oil and gas stock.
This interactive graphic provides a breakdown of financial holdings by lawmakers on certain committees.
Some congressional panels have high concentrations of shares in sectors they oversee.

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