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Sens. Corker and Alexander among richest in Congress

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CHATTANOOGA (Times Free Press) - Tennessee's U.S. senators are among the richest of the 535-member Congress, according to newly released financial disclosures.

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., added more than $1 million to his wealth in 2009. With a worth last year of at least $18.3 million, he's the 16th-richest member of Congress, according to an analysis by The Hill, a Washington, D.C., political newsletter.

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., reported no change last year but remained among the wealthiest senators, with a net worth of at least $12.1 million, The Hill reported.

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