An HOH favorite, Rep. Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.), will hold a pre-Valentine’s Day fundraiser with House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), according to the “Majority in Mississippi” blog.
The reception will be held Feb. 4 in the Congressman’s home district. One source speculated that this could be an indication the National Republican Congressional Committee is concerned about the freshman’s re-election bid. Or maybe not.
It may be nothing more than serendipitous scheduling for Palazzo. It seems the No. 2 House Republican already had a trip planned to the Gulf Coast, and because he would be in the neighborhood, well, they may as well raise some money.
On January 3, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., raises her right hand as her son Henry messes up her hair while Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., delivers the ceremonial swearing-in in the Old Senate Chamber. Gillibrand's other son Theodore, lower right, looks on.
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.