Gay Rep among wealthiest in Congress

Openly Gay U.S. Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) is the seventh wealthiest member of Congress, according to a report this week by The Hill, a newspaper specializing in coverage of Capitol Hill and its lawmakers.

According to The Hill, Polis is a self-made millionaire, having earned his money as a venture capitalist in internet-related firms such as and The paper also noted that Polis’ net worth dropped during the past year by $15 million.

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