Congressional leaders such as Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin have busy campaign schedules ahead and will end up logging thousands of miles to stump for their fellow lawmakers before Election Day.
House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) has 10 states on his calendar between now and the elections to add to the nearly $4.5 million he's raised or given to Democratic candidates this cycle, while House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) spent Wednesday campaigning in Oklahoma for Markwayne Mullin and in Texas for candidate Roger Williams and Rep. Francisco "Quico" Canseco.
From left, Rep. Christopher H. Smith, R-N.J., David Goldman, the father of a child who was abducted to Brazil by the mother, and Arvind Chawdra, a father whose two children were abducted to India by their mother, attend a news conference in the Rayburn House Office Building on international child abduction.
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.