Houston's Nine Members of Congress: Net Worth of Almost $400 Million
The Center for Responsive Politics has put out its list of the net worth of every member of Congress, and the Houston delegation are no slackers.
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The nine representatives have a net worth estimated to be $392.4 million, which is a pretty impressive figure.
Actually, most of it comes from Rep. Michael McCaul, who CRP says is the second-richest member of Congress. His net worth is estimated to be $380.4 million.
The rest of the crew splits up the remaining $12 million, ranging from Al Green's $4.5 million to Ted Poe's $136,000.
The figures are only estimates, because the financial forms filed by federal officials only require broad ranges of income and assets. So, you know, McCaul could actually only be worth $258.6 million, which would be a shame.
The Houston list:
1. Michael McCaul, $380.4 million
2. Al Green, $4.5 million
3. Ron Paul, $3.6 million
4. Pete Olson, $1.4 million
5. Sheila Jackson Lee, $935,000
6. Kevin Brady, $551,000
7. Gene Green, $522,000
8. John Culberson, $337,000
9. Ted Poe, $136,000