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11/14/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

The Richest Members Of Congress: See The Top Ten (SLIDESHOW)

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:

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