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.
— Benjamin Nanamaker, InvestorPlace Money & Politics Editor
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