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  1. 1. Demographics of Congress
  2. 2. Demographics of Congress Age Group <ul><li>Category Number of members </li></ul><ul><li>20-29 1 </li></ul><ul><li>30-39 21 </li></ul><ul><li>40-49 82 </li></ul><ul><li>50-59 190 </li></ul><ul><li>60-69 171 </li></ul><ul><li>70+ 74 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Congress Gender <ul><li>Category Number of members </li></ul><ul><li>Male 446 </li></ul><ul><li>Female 93 </li></ul>
  4. 4. Marital Status
  5. 5. Congress Party
  6. 6. <ul><li>There are 539 members in congress. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Texas congress Members <ul><li>Senate members from Texas, Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, and Sen. John Cornyn. </li></ul><ul><li>We are in district 16 th . </li></ul><ul><li>Joe Barton is our district representative. </li></ul><ul><li>Texas has 32 representatives. </li></ul>
  8. 8. John Cornyn <ul><li>2 nd term republican from Texas </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. occupation attorney </li></ul><ul><li>Born in Houston, TX </li></ul><ul><li>Bexar Co. District Judge, 1984-1990; TX Supreme Court, 1991-97; TX Atty. General, 1999-2002 </li></ul><ul><li>Is up for re-election in 2014 </li></ul>
  9. 9. Kay Bailey Hutchison <ul><li>Born in Galveston,TX </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Occupation: Attorney, Journalist, Bank Executive, Small Business Owner </li></ul><ul><li>Political experience, TX House, 1973-77; TX Treasurer, 1991-93 </li></ul><ul><li>7 th term Republican from Texas. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Senate Leaders
  11. 11. VICE PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN <ul><li>1st term </li></ul><ul><li>New Castle Co. Council, 1970-72; US Senate, 1972-2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Birthplace: Scranton, PA </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Occupation: Attorney </li></ul>From Pennsylvania
  12. 12. Harry Reid <ul><li>Majority leader </li></ul><ul><li>4th term Democrat from Nevada </li></ul><ul><li>NV Assembly,; NV Lt. Governor,; NV Gaming Commissioner,; US House, </li></ul><ul><li>He was elected to the Senate in 1986 </li></ul><ul><li>Re election year 2010 </li></ul>From Nevada
  13. 13. Mitch McConnell <ul><li>Minority Leader </li></ul><ul><li>Political Exp.: Jefferson Co. Judge-Executive, 1978-85 </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Occupation: Attorney, Congressional Aide </li></ul><ul><li>Elected on November 18, 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Birth date 02/20/1942 </li></ul>From Kentucky
  14. 14. Sen. Robert Byrd <ul><li>Pres. Pro. Tempore </li></ul><ul><li>9th term Democrat from West Virginia </li></ul><ul><li>Birth date: 11/20/1917 </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Political Exp.: WV House, 1947-51; WV Senate, 1951-53; US House, 1953-59 </li></ul><ul><li>Year elected 2006 </li></ul>
  15. 15. Dick Durbin <ul><li>Elected in 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>3rd term Democrat from Illinois. </li></ul><ul><li>Political Exp.: US House </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Occupation: Attorney </li></ul>. From Illinois Asst. majority leader
  16. 16. <ul><li>Jon Kyl was elected to the U.S. Senate from Arizona in 1994 </li></ul><ul><li>re-elected in 2000 and 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Occupation: Attorney </li></ul><ul><li>Birthplace: Oakland, NE </li></ul><ul><li>3rd term Republican from Arizona. </li></ul>From Arizona Asst. minority leader
  17. 17. HOUSE LEADERS
  18. 18. Nancy Pelosi <ul><li>12th term Democrat from California </li></ul><ul><li>No previous political experience </li></ul><ul><li>Born in Baltimore, MD </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Occupation: Public Relations Consultant </li></ul><ul><li>Elected in 2009 </li></ul>From Maryland Speaker of the House
  19. 19. Steny Hoyer <ul><li>Political Exp .: MD Senate </li></ul><ul><li>Born in New York </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Occupation : Attorney </li></ul><ul><li>15th term Democrat from Maryland </li></ul><ul><li>Elected in 2006 and re-elected in 2008 </li></ul>From Maryland Majority Leader
  20. 20. James E. Clyburn <ul><li>Elected in 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Occupation: Educator </li></ul><ul><li>Political Exp.: SC Human Affairs Commissioner </li></ul><ul><li>Born in Sumter, SC </li></ul><ul><li>9th term Democrat from South Carolina </li></ul>Majority whip From south Carolina
  21. 21. John Boehner <ul><li>10th term Republican from Ohio </li></ul><ul><li>Born in Cincinnati, OH </li></ul><ul><li>Political Exp.: OH House, </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Occupation: Businessman </li></ul><ul><li>Elected in 2008 </li></ul>From Ohio Minority Leader
  22. 22. Eric Cantor <ul><li>5th term Republican from Virginia </li></ul><ul><li>Political Exp.: VA Assembly </li></ul><ul><li>Elected in 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Birthplace: Richmond, VA </li></ul>Minority whip

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