The Hill, a Washington-based news publication, is out with its annual "50 Wealthiest Lawmakers" list. The highlights:
--Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) came out on top. Net worth: $290.5 million.
--Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) came in a distant second with a net worth of $198.8 million (most of the assets belong to his wife).
--Rep. Darrell Issa's (R-Calif.) net worth fell by nearly $80 million in 2011. Even so, he came in third, valued at $140.6 million.
--A majority of the lawmakers on the list (31) are Republicans.
--With a net worth of $2.2 million, Paul Ryan did not make the list.