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As Americans get poorer, members of Congress get richer

Posted By On 12/28/2011 @ 6:41 pm In Front Page | Comments Disabled

The average American’s net worth has dropped 8 percent during the past six years, while members of Congress got, on average, 15 percent richer, according to a New York Times analysis of financial disclosure. The median net worth of members of Congress is about $913,000, compared with about $100,000 for the country at large, the Times’ analysis found.

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