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The left often accuses the GOP of being a political party of out of touch fat cats whose policies focus on inhibiting the ability of poorer Americans to climb the Nation’s economic ladder.

But a recent review of U.S. Census data illustrates that the Democratic Party, at least as far as Congress in concerned, is the Nation’s party of wealth.

According to The Associated Press, eight out of the 10 wealthiest House districts are controlled by Democratic Representatives.

Via the report:

The richest: New York’s 12th Congressional District, which includes Manhattan’s Upper East Side, as well as parts of Queens and Brooklyn. Democrat Carolyn Maloney is in her 11th term representing the district.

Per capita income in Maloney’s district is $75,479.

That’s more than $75,000 a year for every man, woman and child.

The next highest income district, which runs along the southern California coast, comes in at $61,273. Democrat Henry Waxman is in his 20th term representing the Los Angeles-area district.

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi’s San Francisco district comes in at No. 8.

Across the country, Democratic House districts have an average per capita income of $27,893.

That’s about $1,000 higher than the average income in Republican districts

Here’s the full list of the 10 richest House districts:

New York 12
Representative Carolyn Maloney, Democrat
Per capita income: $75,479

California 33
Representative Henry Waxman, Democrat
Per capita income: $61,273

New York 10
Representative Jerry Nadler, Democrat
Per capita income: $56,138

California 18
Representative Anna Eshoo, Democrat
Per capita income: $ 54,182

Connecticut 4
Representative Jim Himes, Democrat
Per capita income: $50,732

Virginia 8
Representative Jim Moran, Democrat
Per capita income: $50,210

New Jersey 7
Representative Leonard Lance, Republican
Per capita income: $48,556

California 12
Representative Nancy Pelosi, Democrat
Per capita income: $48,523

New York 3
Representative Steve Israel, Democrat
Per capita income: $47,991

Virginia 10
Representative Frank Wolf, Republican
Per capita income: $47,281


The Associated Press report backs up our story from last month which found that Democrats make up a majority of the Nation’s top 50 campaign donors: Koch Brothers Way Down The List Of Top Political Donors – A List Dominated By Democrats





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timeontarget commented on Wednesday, Apr 09, 2014 at 12:16 PM

JM, because of you I am not comfortable writing my own thoughts on this medium.

You once vowed to make timeontarget your special project and eventually I just became tired of the constant vile which you posted about the person known as timeontarget.

I once commented that you were singlehandedly causing me and others to refrain from participating.

You obviously don't consider the content of the blogs which I post.

You are nothing but a flaming liberal who attacks any messenger whose opinion differs from yours.

When Liberals have nothing meaningful to say they simply attack the messenger.

Why don't you take the time to read the content of tot's recent blogs?


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