By Kevin Bogardus and Megan R. Wilson - 08/20/13 08:55 AM EDT
Ex-oil and gasman Flores can thank shrewd investments for his wealth.
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