80 Members of Congress see their net worth skyrocket in five years

By Government Gone Wild

Here is “The List” that we speak of in “The Video Congress Does Not Want You To See”. Check to see if your representative in Congress is on this list. This is a trend analysis of the data compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics using their average net worth calculations.

The total net worth increase from ’04-’08:  $151,550,660.
The total net worth in 2009: $291,093,347

Growth       ’04-’08 % Change 2009  Net Worth
Totals for 41 Dems $75,707,343 756% $95,620,163
Totals for 39 Repubs $75,843,317 168% $195,473,184
Total 2009 Net Worth $291,093,347
Total $ Increase From ’04-’08 $151,550,660

2 responses to “80 Members of Congress see their net worth skyrocket in five years

  1. Roughly quoting President Harry Truman, “If you go into poloitics poor and you come out rich you’re a crook”.

  2. Excellent video, this needs to go viral!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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