House Natural Resources Chairman Doc Hastings (R-Wash.) and Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.) are reflected in the glass tabletop Tuesday during a news conference introducing renewable energy bills. As part of House Republicans’ American Energy Initiative, Hastings and Lamborn unveiled several bills that would expand renewable energy production on federal land.
Rep. Christopher H. Smith, R-N.J., left, David Goldman, center, and Arvind Chawdra right, attend a news conference in the Rayburn House Office Building on international child abduction. Goldman and Chawdra are fathers whose children were abducted by their mothers and taken abroad.
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.