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Congressional Campaign Accounts Invested In Stock Market Boosted By Wall Street Bounce

First Posted: 03/18/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 03:25 PM ET

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Roll Call:

The recent surge on Wall Street has created a windfall for some Congressional campaigns that invested their political contributions in the stock market during the third quarter.

The biggest beneficiary was Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas), whose campaign investments have gone on a rollercoaster ride during the past two years. After losing more than $808,000 during 2008 and early 2009, the Texas Republican's campaign fund rebounded by recouping large sums of money in recent months.

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Filed by Eric Sorensen  |