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Bernie Sanders: "I remain one of the poorer members of the United States Senate."

The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly True | Bernie Sanders says he’s ‘one of the poorer members of the United States Senate’

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders relishes his everyman persona, and during the Democratic presidential debate in Brooklyn, he offered evidence that he’s out of place in the "millionaires’ club" that is the U.S. Senate. "I remain one of the poorer members of the United States Senate," Sanders said. Is that correct? We looked at the most frequently cited rundown of congressional wealth — an annual study by the Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call. We found that Sanders’ net worth does rank him in the bottom one-fifth of the 100-member chamber. Here’s a list showing Sanders and the 18 other senators …

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