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    Congress 091005124402 Phpapp01 091014131158 Phpapp01 Congress 091005124402 Phpapp01 091014131158 Phpapp01 Presentation Transcript

    • Congress 539 Members By: Chelsea Morgan
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    • 83% Male 17% Women Gender of Congressman
    • Marital Status <1 % Domestic Partner 21% separated 3% are Widowed 5% are divorced 7% are Single 85% are married
    • Party
    • Religion
    • Congressmen from Texas
      • We are in the 6 th district of Texas
      • Two Senators
      • One representative
      • Texas has 30 representatives.
    • John Cornyn Born in Houston, Texas Previous Job: attorney Elected in 2002 which was his first term served
    • Kay Bailey Hutchison
      • First women voted to represent Texas
      • Elected in 1993
      • Born in Galveston, Texas
      • VP of the National Transportation Safety Board
    • S E N A T E
      • Vice President Joe Biden is the president of the Senate
      • Elected in 2008
      • First term as President of the senate
      • Up for reelection in 2012
      • Has served 6 terms in the senate.
      • He is from Delaware
    • President Pro Tempore Is Robert Byrd He is from West Virginia First elected January 3, 1959 He is the oldest member
    • The Senate Majority leader is Harry Reid He is from Nevada He is the first member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day saints to serve as Majority leader Was elected in 2005 Was elected Lieutenant in 1970.
      • The Minority Leader of the Senate is Mitch McConnell
      • He is from Kentucky
      • First elected in 2006
      • Before election he was an intern under John Cooper
      • The assistant Majority leader is Richard Durbin
      • He is from Illinois
      • Elected in 2007
      • Before Senator he owned a law firm
      • The Assistant Minority Leader of the Senate is Jon Kyl
      • He is from Arizona
      • Elected in 1994
      • Served as editor-in-chief of the Arizona Law Review
    • House of Representatives
    • Speaker Of The House The speaker is Nancy Pelosi Elected into senate in 1987 but has been speaker since 2003. Political work: recently blocked impeachment of George W Bush. From California
    • Minority Whip
      • Eric Cantor
      • He is from Virginia
      • Has been in his current position since 2008 but has been in the senate since 2000
      • Political work: Chairman on the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare
    • Majority Leader
      • Steny Hoyer
      • From Maryland
      • Was elected in 1981 but has been in his current position since 2006.
      • Political Career: Deals with issues like gun rights, abortion, privacy and social issues.
    • Majority Whip
      • James Clyburn
      • Elected in 1992 but has been in his current position since 2008.
      • Political: Education, labor, environment and conservation.
      • From South Carolina.
    • Current events
      • 1)
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