So who are the fifty richest members of congress? According to Roll Call, the top 3 wealthiest are Rep. Michael McCaul of Texas worth $294 million, Rep. Darrell Issa of California worth $220 million and Sen. John Kerry of Massachusets worth $193 million.
Newly elected North Dakota Congressman Rick Berg, who defeated Earl Pomeroy, makes the list at number 13.
Another North Dakotan made the list at number 43.
Others worth noting are Nebraska Senator Ben Nelson at number 48 and Missouri Senator Claire McCaskil at number 18.