Wealthy Lawmakers Get Extension on Revealing Finances

by InvestorPlace Staff | June 14, 2012 12:48 pm

[1]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[2].

Among those receiving extensions to file were the following Congress members:

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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