Who are the 10 richest members of Congress?

The 10 wealthiest members of Congress in 2012 include Senate and House members hailing from all over the US. Can you guess which political party had the most lawmakers on the list – and who grabbed the top spot? 

4. Sen. Mark Warner (D) – Va.

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President Obama and Sen. Mark Warner (D) of Virginia wave from the stage together at a campaign event at G. Richard Pfitzner Stadium in Woodbridge, Va., last month. Some of Warner's most valuable assets include stakes in an investment company and stock in a Russian search engine.

Minimum net worth: $85.81 million 
 
Virginia's junior senator increased his wealth by nearly $10 million from the year before, reporting a minimum net worth of at least $85.81 million in 2011. 
 
His most valuable assets include stakes in the Alexandria, Va.-based Columbia Capital, Columbia Capital Investors and Columbia Capital Investment Partners. He also has stock in the Russian search engine Yandex worth at least $6.75 million. 
 
Warner made his fortune as a telecommunications mogul and co-founded Nextel Communications before coming to Congress. 
 
His only liability is a loan from the Virginia Commerce Bank of at least $15,000. 

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