Part 4: Eleven charts that explain everything that’s wrong with America

Capitol Gain

Why Washington is closer to Wall Street than Main Street.

Member Max. Est. Net Worth
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) $451.1 million
Rep. Jane Harman (D-CA) $435.4 million
Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-FL) $366.2 million
Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) $294.9 million
Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO) $285.1 million
Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) $283.1 million
Sen. Herb Kohl (D-WIj) $231.2 million
Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX) $201.5 million
Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) $136.2 million
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) $108.1 million
Combined Net Worth $2.8 Billion

This is the fourth of a series of 11 charts by Dave Gilson and Carolyn Perot courtesy of Mother Jones. We will be reprinting a selection every 24 hours this week. For more cutting edge journalism from Mother Jones, please sign up for their free newsletter at  


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