U.S. Senator Max Baucus

U.S. Senator Max Baucus

Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call via Getty Images

More than 40 percent of members of the House Ways and Means and Senate Finance committees have mortgages on homes other than their primary home-state residences. One example is U.S. Senator Max Baucus, a Democrat from Montana, who has a second residence in Washington, D.C.