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  • 1. Waaa-Bam! By: Gus-Gus Michigan Kat
  • 2. D e m o g r a p h i c s o f C o n g r e s s
  • 3.  
  • 4. ! GENDER !
    • MALE:
    • 52%
    • FEMALE:
    • 48%
  • 5. Marital Status
  • 6. Religion
  • 7. Ethnicity
  • 8. Party
  • 9. OCCUPATIONAL BACKGROUND
    • 269 members served in state territorial legislatures
    • 214 members list their occupation as public service/politics
    • 204 members list law
    • 201 list business
    • 94 list education
    • 13 have served as white house staffers
    • 38 have been mayors
    • 24 were health care professionals (3 nurses, 2 dentists, 2 veterans, 2 psychologists)
    • 9 were in agriculture
    • 6 were engineers
    • 5 members are scientists
    • 3 physicists
    • 5 are former Peace Corps volunteers
    • 5 were former accountants
    • 4 members were sheriffs
    • 3 served as members of the cabinet
    • And many more 
  • 10. Congressional Session
    • It is the 111 th session. It consists of 541 elected officials from 50 states, 5 territories and District of Columbia. The Senate has 100 members and the House of Representatives has 435 and 6 non-voting delegates.
  • 11. Congress Members from TEXAS Kay Bailey Hutchison
    • In 1993 she was elected into the Senate in a special election. Making her the first and to date the only women elected to represent the state.
    • A year later she was reelected to a full six terms. And reelected in 2006. She is up for reelection in 2012.
    • She went to law school
    • twice elected into the house of representatives
    • In 1990 she was elected Texas state treasurer.
    • Was the author of 3 books
  • 12. Congress Members from TEXAS John Cornyn
    • He was elected for his first term in November of 2002
    • In 2008 he had a second term
    • Up for reelection in 2014
    • He spent 6 years being a district judge
    • Was elected as a Republican into the Texas Supreme court. Where he served seven years
    • Was a texas attorney general
  • 13. Congress member from our district
    • One representative Joe Barton
    • Phone number is: (202)225-2002
    • Served in the 6 th congressional district of Texas since 1984
    • Born in Waco Texas
    • 2 children
    • Assumed office January 3, 1985
    • Political party: Republican
    • Up for reelection in 2010
    • Served
    Ooh la la!
  • 14.
    • We are in the sixth district…
  • 15. SENATE
  • 16. U.S. House Senate Leaders
    • President of the Senate- Joseph R. Biden Jr.-
    • President Pro Tempore- Robert C. Byrd-
    • Majority Leader- Harry Reid-
    • Assistant Majority Leader (Democratic Whip)- Richard Durbin
    • Minority Leader- Mitch McConnell-
    • Assistant Minority Leader (Republican Whip)- Jon Kyl-
  • 17. House Leaders!
    • Speaker of the House- Richard Thompson