Shuffling through the 50 wealthiest members on Capitol Hill, I figured no Oregonians would make the list. But lo and behold, one profile from the finish line, I came upon Ron Wyden, whose $5.4 million net worth popped him into 49th. A significant part comes from his wife's holdings, including a "famous" New York City bookstore. See below:


Despite Wyden's fat wallet, he still flys coach, where he's comfortable enough to take his shoes off, as I saw on a flight back from DC last year.