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      New study-Congress is getting richer

      U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson's net worth is between $6-$17 million / File

      The wealth gap between members of congress and their constituents is growing, according to a study by a non-profit research group.

      250 members of congress are now millionaires.

      This comes as members debate unemployment benefits and cuts in food stamps.

      According to opensecrets.org, Representative Sanford Bishop (D-Albany) is estimated to have a net worth ranging between negative $430,000 and 111,000 dollars.

      U.S. Representative Austin Scott's net worth is between $1.1 million and $2.4 million.

      U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss lands somewhere between $164,000 and $511,000.

      And finally U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson ranks highest with a net worth between $6.4 million and $17.5 million dollars.

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