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PICTURES: What White House-hold Names are Earning


Kalpen Modi, Associate Director of Public Engagement: $41,000. The actor normally known as Kal Penn took a steep pay cut when he gave up his gig on the TV show House to work in the White House Office of Public engagement in April of 2009. But the actor has long had a soft spot for politics. Above, Penn speaks at a campaign event before the midterm elections for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev.

Last week, National Journal reported that 141 White House employees are making six figures annually. But not every big name at the White House is bringing home $100,000: Some are making much less, while others are making more--as the following gallery reveals.

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