Half Of Congress Reps Are Millionaires

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 50•02 Jan 12, 2014

A new analysis by the Center for Responsive Politics found that for the first time in the history of the nation, more than half of the current 534 members of Congress have total assets of $1 million or more. What do you think?

  • “I’m sure they would much rather trade all that money in for a strong and sustainable middle class.”

    Matt Jacoby –
    Kitchen Safety Inspector

  • “Finally, the wealthy and entitled have a voice in Washington!”

    Ellen Dunn –
    Ticket Seller

  • “I hope my congressman is a millionaire so he doesn't feel left out.”

    Arthur Goerss –
    History Museum Curator