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  • Our Congress Angel Velasquez Veronica Paz Block 7
  • Age Group
  • Gender
      • Male 446
      • Female 93
  • Marital Status
      • Married 460
      • Divorced 25
      • Widowed 14
      • Seperated 1
      • Domesitic partner 2
      • Single 37
  • Religion
  • Ethnicity
  • Party
      • democrat 320
      • republican 217
  • Occupational Background
    • Total number of members in congress is
    437 111 th Term
  • Congressmen from…
    • Total number of reps 32
    Sixth District
  • Senator John Cornyn
    • Elected in 1984
    • 2 nd term
    • Not up for Re-election
    • Prev. Political Exp.: Bexar Co. District Judge, 1984-1990; TX Supreme Court, 1991-97; TX Atty. General, 1999-2002
  • Senator Kay Hutchison
    • 4 th term
    • Elected in 93’
    • Re-election in 09
    • Prev. Political Exp.: TX House, 1973-77; TX Treasurer, 1991-93
  • Rep. Joe Barton
    • 13 th term
    • 6 th District
    • Elected in 84’
    • Re election in 2008
    • Prev. Political Exp.: no prior elected office
  • 32 Representatives
    • Texas has….
  • Senate Leaders
  • President Pro Tempore Robert C. Byrd
    • 9 Terms from N. Carolina
    • Elected in 58’
    • Prev. Political Exp: Member of the West Virginia house of delegates and West Virginia senate
    • Not up for re-election
  • Majority Leader- Harry Reid
    • 4th term Democrat from Nevada
    • Elected in 1986
    • Re-election in 2011
    • Prev. Political Exp.: NV Assembly, 1969-71; NV Lt. Governor, 1971-75; NV Gaming Commissioner, 1977-81; US House, 1983-87
  • Minority Leader- Mitch McConnell
    • 5th term Republican from Kentucky
    • Re-election in 2011
    • Prev. Political Exp.: Jefferson Co. Judge-Executive, 1978-85
  • Asst. Majority Leader-Paul Krekorian
    • 2 nd term
    • Elected in
    • Re-election in
    • Prev. Political Exp.: Burbank Board of Education
    • Education: BA University of Southern California; JD University of California - Berkeley
  • Asst. Minority Leader- Richard. J. Durbin
    • 3 rd term
    • Elected in
    • Re-election in 2010
    • Prev. Political Exp.: US House, 1983-97
    • Education: BSFS Georgetown University, 1966; JD Georgetown University, 1969
  • House Leaders M
  • Speaker of the House
    • Residence: San Francisco
    • Marital Status: Married (Paul)
    • Prev. Occupation: Public Relations Consultant
    • Prev. Political Exp.: no prior elected office
    • Education: BA Trinity College (DC), 1962
    • Birthdate: 03/26/1940
    • Birthplace: Baltimore, MD
    • Religion: Catholic
    • Percentage in Last Election: 72%
    • Major Opponent: Cindy Sheehan
    Nancy Pelosi
  • Minority Leader- John Boehner
    • 10 th term
    • Elected in 1991
    • Re-election in 2010
    • Prev. Political Exp.: OH House, 1985-91
    • Education: BS Xavier University, 1977
  • Minority whip. John L. Kyl
    • 3rd-term Republican from Arizona.
  • Current Events
    • 35% of all the calories kids eat come from their school lunches. So congress has begun seeking a new budget for a more nutritious programs for school.
  • Congress
    • Is trying to end the death penalty to save the economy millions of dollars worth of money.
  • Steroid Abuse
    • Congress is taking a swing at the raising abuse of Steroids in the Major League of Baseball, today.