Roll Call has documented the 50 richest members of Congress, finding that the economic downturn had hit this flush group hard:
Lawmakers on this year's list reported a combined loss of more than $275 million from their minimum net worth since 2007. While the combined wealth of the 50 richest Members tallied approximately $1.3 billion in 2008, that figure falls nearly $171 million short of the previous club, which put up a total of almost $1.5 billion.
Still, none of these lawmakers are scrounging for cash. Here's a slideshow of the top ten: