“It’s going to be a rude awakening for Scott Brown when he tries to put his barn coat back on and finds he’s got an extreme Republican record in Washington to wear as well,” DSCC spokesman Shripal Shah said. “Brown may pretend he’s a moderate, but the fact is he puts oil company CEOs and wealthy special interests ahead of middle-class families.”
Roll Call rates the Massachusetts Senate race as a Tossup.
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.