1. Harry Reid ($2.8 million to $6.3 million)
Harry Reid is the Democratic Senate Majority Leader and lawyer who served in the Nevada state assembly (1969–70), as lieutenant governor (1970–74).
Reid earned his net worth through a lucrative career in politics and his term as an attorney in his early years. He did not earn significant earnings as an amateur boxer.
Mr. Reed then served as chairman (1977–81) of the Nevada Gaming Commission before winning a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in 1982.
He was then elected to the U.S. Senate in 1986 and after serving as minority leader, became majority leader in 2007.
Harry Reid is a moderate conservative known for tough and tenacious negotiating tactics.
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