While the rest of us have been languishing in what seems like a never-ending recession, one of top San Francisco lawmakers just keeps getting richer.
Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi's (D-San Francisco) personal wealth grew by 62 percent over the last year, making her one of the richest politicians on Capitol Hill.
According to media outlets, Apple stock owned by her husband rose from $500,000 in 2009 to $1 million in 2010. He also invested more money in Matthews International Capital Management, which reportedly jumped from being worth $1 million in 2009 to $5 million in 2010. His other real estate investments in Sacramento also shot up to $5 million, according to The Hill.
Meanwhile, more than 2.5 million Californians, including Pelosi's constituents, don't have enough money to buy food.