Want to Be A Billionaire? You Can Join These 14 DCites on The Forbes 400

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When it comes to the economy, talking about the is-it-back-is-it-gone recession is so annoying. Instead, let’s talk about the American Dream and Manifest Destiny, i.e., The Forbes 400 Richest People. Among that list of money makers, 14 of the 400 include some of the DMV’s most notable tycoons, including the Marriotts, Steve Case and Redskins’ owner Dan Snyder.

Two things to make you depressed (other than Snyder’s deep pockets). First, this statistic – the total combined wealth of the 400 individuals on this year’s list is $1.37 trillion, up 8 percent from 2009. The second? Bad pop music:

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Dave Levy is a PR guy by day, a media researcher on the side and a self-proclaimed geek. He blogs often about how traditional media adapts – or tries to adapt – to the growing digital media world at State of the Fourth Estate. You can follow Dave on Twitter for various updates about everything from sports from his previous home in Boston to eccentric and obscure pop culture references. Read why Dave loves D.C.

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