Louisiana Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu (right) talks with Marjorie McKeithen of New Orleans at a rally in Upper Senate Park for Women of the Storm, a nonpartisan, grass-roots organization of women from the Gulf Coast whose lives were affected by hurricanes Katrina and Rita. The group was on Capitol Hill to urge Members to dedicate 80 percent of the fines leveled against BP for last year’s oil spill to restoration in the area.
From left, Lisa Peng, daughter of Peng Ming, Grace Ge Geng, daughter of Gao Zhisheng, and Ti-Anna Wang, daughter of Wang Bingzhang, hold pictures of their imprisoned fathers during a House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations hearing in the Rayburn House Office Building titled “Their Daughters Appeal to Beijing: ‘Let Our Fathers Go!’”
Each year since 1990, CQ Roll Call has reviewed the financial disclosures of all 541 senators, representatives and delegates to determine the 50 richest members of Congress. This year's report, derived from forms covering the calendar year 2012, shows it took a net worth of $6.67 million to crack the exclusive club.