Majority of Congress members now millionaires
January 9th, 2014
05:43 PM ET
3 months ago

Majority of Congress members now millionaires

New York (CNNMoney) - For the first time ever, more than half of current members of Congress are millionaires, according to a new report from the non-profit Center for Responsive Politics.

Among the 534 current members of Congress, at least 268 had an average net worth of $1 million or more for 2012, the CRP said, citing disclosure forms filed last year. A year ago, the total stood at 257 members, or about 48%.

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