The current GOP contenders to take on Nelson are former state House Majority Leader Adam Hasner, former Sen. George LeMieux, former Ruth's Chris CEO Craig Miller and retired Army Col. Mike McCalister. Rep. Connie Mack IV will officially enter the race soon. Recent polls have shown that Mack begins as the frontrunner in the GOP race.
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.