DeMint, above, will be leaving the Senate soon, but the Senate Conservatives Fund PAC he founded does not plan to search for a new leader. SCF Executive Director Hoskins said its purpose has always been to raise money through the “combined power of the grass roots.”
Correction: The photo caption on an earlier version of this story misstated the name of the group Demint founded. It is the Senate Conservataives Fund.
Hillary Rodham Clinton, center, along with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, right, and Annette Tilleman-Dick, left, wife for former Rep. Tom Lanots, D-Calif. Clinton was honored with the Tom Lantos Human Rights Prize during a ceremony last week at the Cannon House Office Building. Previous winners include the Dalai Lama and Elie Wiesel.
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.