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  • 1. Government Assignment John Thorn Scott Kersey Jeremy Black
  • 2. Age of Congress Members
  • 3. Marital Status
  • 4. Gender
  • 5. Religion
  • 6. Ethnicity
  • 7. Occupational Background
  • 8. Occupational Background
  • 9. Congressional Session
    • This 111 th congressional session is in its first session which lasts from January 6 th - October 30 2009.
  • 10. Senators From Texas
            • Sen. John Cornyn
            • Elected 2002
            • Served 1 term
            • Up for re-election 2015
            • District Judge, TX supreme court, TX Attorney General
            • Texas
            • Owns several firearms hunts as often as he can
  • 11. Senators From Texas
          • Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison
          • Elected in 1993
          • Served 3 terms
          • Up for re-election 2012
          • TX House, TX treasurer
          • Texas
          • First woman to represent TX
  • 12. District 6
  • 13. The Senate
  • 14. President of the Senate
    • Joseph R. Biden Jr. (Delaware)
    • Elected in 1973
    • Served six terms
    • Up for re-election 2012
    • Worked as Democrat for New Castle County Council
  • 15. President Pro Tempore
    • Robert C. Byrd (West Virginia)
    • Worked in West Virginia House and West Virginia Senate
    • Elected in 1959
    • Served one term from 2007 to 2011
  • 16. Majority Leader
    • Harry Reid (Nevada)
    • Worked in Nevada Assembly
    • Elected in 2005
    • Re election 2011
  • 17. Assistant Majority Leader
    • Richard Durbin (Illinois)
    • Worked in U.S. House
    • Elected in 2005
    • Two terms from 2005 to 2011
  • 18. Minority Leader
    • Mitch McConnell (Kentucky)
    • Worked as Jefferson Co. Judge Executive
    • Elected in 2007
    • One term 2007 - 2011
  • 19. Assistant Minority Leader
    • Jon Kyl (Arizona)
    • Worked in U.S. House
    • Elected in 1994
    • One term 2007 - 2011
  • 20. House Leaders
  • 21. Speaker of the House
    • Nancy Pelosi (Maryland)
    • No prior elected office
    • Elected in 2006
    • One term 2007 - 2011
  • 22. Minority Leader
    • John Boehner (Ohio)
    • Worked in Ohio House
    • Elected in 2006
    • One term 2007 - 2011
  • 23. Minority Whip
    • Eric Cantor (Virginia)
    • Worked in Virginia assembly (1992-2001)
    • Elected in 2008
  • 24. Majority Leader
    • Steny Hoyer (New York)
    • Worked in Maryland Senate
    • Elected in 2006
    • One term 2007 - 2011
  • 25. Majority Whip
    • James Clyburn (South Carolina)
    • Worked in South Carolina human affairs commissioner (1974-1992)
    • Elected in 2008
    • One term 2007 - 2011
  • 26. Current Events
  • 27. Many Bills…but Few Laws
    • At a recent Congressional session nearly 15,000 bills were proposed, but less than 6% of those were passed into laws.
  • 28. Link to Brain Cancer
    • Congress is being urged to look into and possibly take action on the thought of cell phones possibly being a link to brain cancer. The same kind of link that smoking has to lung cancer.
  • 29. Tax Cut
    • Recently, a $787 billion stimulus bill was passed in an effort rush government spending in order cut taxes to help with the recession that is currently taking place.
  • 30. Steroid Use
    • Congress is now taking interest in baseball and discussing the fact and problem of professional baseball players using illegal steroids.