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Ex-oil and gasman Flores can thank shrewd investments for his wealth.

The Texas Republican has a Fidelity joint account with his spouse Gina worth roughly $4.7 million, as well as a Fidelity IRA valued more than $2.2 million. Further, Flores and his wife have an aircraft hanger at Coulter Airport in Bryan, Texas, worth at least $100,000.

The congressman made his name in the energy businessand was president and CEO of Phoenix Exploration Company, an oil and gas company, before coming to Capitol Hill.

Flores recorded about $1.5 million in liabilities for 2012, including a $500,000 mortgage on a second residence.

— Kevin Bogardus