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In Local 6 area, 8 of 13 members of Congress are millionaires

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The base salary for members of Congress is $174,000, but a Center for Responsive Politics analysis of lawmakers' 2014 personal finance disclosures shows eight of the 13 federal legislators in the Local 6 area are millionaires.

The analysis shows Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker as our richest member of Congress. He's worth about an estimated $45.4 million.

Next on our list Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill at around $24.9 million, followed by Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell at around $22.1 million and Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander at around $13 million.

Last on our list are Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk at $440,000 and Illinois Rep. Mike Bost at $430,000.

Here are the federal lawmakers in he Local 6 area, with their rank in the Center for Responsive Politics' analysis and their average net worth. To see the full list of federal lawmakers' financial disclosures, click here. The list also includes estimated minimum net worth. 

RankLawmakerNet worth
24Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn.$45,475,031
37Sen. Clair McCaskill, D-Mo.$24,930,618
41Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.$22,164,529
61Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn.$13,221,018
119Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo.$4,637,011
130Rep. Ed Whitfield, R-Ky.$4,068,538
199Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill.$2,151,963
256Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.$1,193,018
304Rep. Stephen Fincher, R-Tenn.$750,000
328Rep. John Shimkus, R-Ill.$633,504
346Rep. Jason Smith, R-Mo.$566,011
363Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill.$441,503
370Rep. Mike Bost, R-Ill.$431,509

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