Well, this certainly shows some diversity when it comes to finances. So far, U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan of Washington state leads the pack with $5.9 million in net worth.
By Christopher M. Matthews
WASHINGTON — President Obama’s U.S. Attorney nominees are turning out to be a diverse bunch in terms of race, gender – and net worth.
Of the 29 U.S. Attorney candidates who have been confirmed or nominated so far, reported net worth ranges from nearly $6 million to less than $10,000, according to an analysis of financial disclosure data filed with the Senate Judiciary Committtee.
The wealthiest include recently confirmed U.S. Attorneys Jenny Durkan of the Western District of Washington ($5.9 million) and Paul Fishman of New Jersey ($5.1 million).
Four nominees reported net worth of less than $200,000. They are Stephanie Rose, nominated to lead Iowa’s Northern District; Richard Callahan, nominated for Missouri’s Eastern District; Carter Stewart of Ohio’s Southern District; and Nick Klinefeldt, of Iowa’s Northern District