Florida's congressional delegation worth more than $170 million

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Matt Hendley crunches the numbers:

The 27 members of Florida’s Congressional delegation are collectively worth more than $170 million, according to recently released figures from the Center for Responsive Politics.

Much of the delegation’s collective $172,193,290 estimated net worth comes from Rep. Vern Buchanan, whose $136,152,641 is largely due to his car dealerships. It’s estimated he could be worth as much as $323 million.

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