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    • Age Marital Status Gender Party
    • Ethnicity Religion
    • occupational backgrounds There are 538 members in congress.
    • Congress members from Texas. Kay Bailey Hutchison John Cornyn Elected in June 5, 1993 Elected in November 5, 2002 Served 6 terms Served 7 terms 3 years until she is up for re-election. 5 years until he is up for re-election Home state is Texas Home state is Texas Previous political work : Texas state treasurer & Texas House of Representatives. Previous political work : Texas Supreme Court & District Court Judge.
    • Representative Kelly Hancock 6 Representatives Elected in 2006 Served 3 terms Re-election is in 2012. Previous Political Work: served on 3 house committees, co-author of 18 pieces of legislation, named fighter of free enterprise by the Texas Association of business.
    • President of the Senate: Joseph R. Biden Delaware Elected in 1972 Served 18.5 terms Previous Political Work: Former chairman of the foreign relations committee. & served as senate judiciary committee.
    • President Pro Tempore Robert C. Byrd West Virginia Served 3 terms Previous Political Work: Member of the West Virginia delegates from 1947-1950, member of West Virginia senate 1951-1952 Elected in 1989-1995
    • Majority Leader Harry Reid Nevada Served 4 terms Elected in 2005 Previous Political Work: Nevada state assembly, lieutenant governor, chairman of the Nevada gaming commission.
    • Assistant Majority Leader Richard Durbin Served 4 terms Previous Political Work: School of foreign service. Elected in 1996
    • Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Kentucky Elected in 1984 Previous Political Work: student bar association, chief legislative assistant, judge executive of Jefferson county Served 12.5 terms
    • Minority Assistant Leader Jon Kyl Arizona Served 7.5 terms Elected in 1994 Previous Political Work: policy committee chairman, conference chairman, senate minority whip.
    • Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi Elected on January 6, 2009 Served almost 4 terms Re-election in 2013. Previous Political Work : house minority leader, house minority whip, & claimed a mandate for an ambitious second-term agenda that would include the privatization of social security. Maryland
    • Minority Whip John Jon Kyl Arizona Served 7.5 terms Elected in 1994 Previous Political Work: policy committee chairman, conference chairman, senate minority whip.
    • Majority Whip James Clyburn
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