Financial Affairs

Not Just Politicians, Coin Collectors Too

To you, they're House Representatives. To their bookkeepers, they're something else. Financial-disclosure forms, released last week, reveal a new side of some Congress members:

--Guy You're Most Likely to Pick Up the Tab For: Nick J. Rahall (D., W.Va.), who owes more than $70,000 on four credit cards.

--Guy Who Married Well: John Duncan Jr. (R., Tenn.), whose wife won $5,200 on a slot machine.

--Guys Who Collect Coins: William Archer Jr. (R., Texas), collection value: $16,326; Steve Largent (R., Okla.), more than $30,000; Philip Crane (R., Ill.), more than $50,000; and Ronald Paul (R., Texas), more than $100,000.

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