Several wealthy members of Congress caught a break today. Today was the day all members of Congress were slated to file financial disclosure forms, but many prominent — and rich — politicians received extensions on filing.
Among those receiving extensions to file were the following Congress members:
Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass.
Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.
Rep. David Rivera, R-Fla.
Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif.
Others who were late to file included Reps. Michelle Bachman (R-Minn.), Allen West (R-Fla.), Steve King (R-Iowa), and Ben Quayle (R-Ariz.). No word on whether or not these Congress members requested or received extensions to file. Read