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  1. 1. United States CongressUnited States Congress BYBY DOUGDOUG STORMS
  2. 2. Demographics of CongressDemographics of Congress
  3. 3. Age (:Age (: CategoryCategory Number ofNumber of MembersMembers 20-2920-29 11 30-3930-39 2121 40-4940-49 8383 60-6960-69 171171 >70>70 7474
  4. 4. Gender ):Gender ): FemaleFemale 9393 MaleMale 446446
  5. 5. Marital Status :OMarital Status :O DivorcedDivorced 2525 Domestic PartnerDomestic Partner 22 MarriedMarried 460460 SeparatedSeparated 11 SingleSingle 3737 Widowed ):Widowed ): 1414
  6. 6. ReligionReligion CatholicCatholic 159159 BaptistBaptist 6060 ChristianChristian 2626 EpiscopalEpiscopal 3838 JewishJewish 4444 LutheranLutheran 2424 MethodistMethodist 5252 MormonMormon 1414 PresbytarianPresbytarian 4343 ProtestantProtestant 2020
  7. 7. Ethnicity >:]Ethnicity >:] African AmericanAfrican American 4242 American IndianAmerican Indian 11 AsianAsian 88 CaucasianCaucasian 461461 HispanicHispanic 2525 Pacific IslanderPacific Islander 11 VietnameseVietnamese 11
  8. 8. Party <@:]Party <@:] DemocratDemocrat 320320 IndependentIndependent 22 RepublicanRepublican 217217
  9. 9. Occupational Background :POccupational Background :P NumberNumber OccupationOccupation 336336 Role in stateRole in state GovernmentGovernment 218218 Public ServicePublic Service 204204 LawLaw 201201 BusinessBusiness 9494 EducationEducation 2424 Health CareHealth Care 99 AgricultureAgriculture 3434 Other –Other – Such as music,Such as music, film, sports, media, engineers,film, sports, media, engineers, scientists, accountants,scientists, accountants, ministers, and an astronaut.ministers, and an astronaut.
  10. 10. Congressional SessionCongressional Session  111111thth , Session 1, Session 1  535 members + senators535 members + senators  TheThe One Hundred Eleventh UnitedOne Hundred Eleventh United States CongressStates Congress is the current meetingis the current meeting of the legislative branch of the Unitedof the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed ofStates federal government, composed of the Senate and the House ofthe Senate and the House of Representatives.Representatives.
  11. 11. Texan SenatorsTexan Senators  John CornynJohn Cornyn  Kay BaileyKay Bailey HutchinsonHutchinson
  12. 12. John CornynJohn Cornyn  Texan SenatorTexan Senator  Elected December 1, 2002Elected December 1, 2002  One TermOne Term  Reelection in 2013Reelection in 2013  Previously served as aPreviously served as a Republican to the TexanRepublican to the Texan Supreme CourtSupreme Court  gained national attentiongained national attention when he released a videowhen he released a video referring to himself as "Bigreferring to himself as "Big Bad John".Bad John".  From TexasFrom Texas
  13. 13. Kay Bailey HutchinsonKay Bailey Hutchinson  Texan SenatorTexan Senator  Elected in June 14, 1993Elected in June 14, 1993  Served 2 TermsServed 2 Terms  Re-Election in 2009Re-Election in 2009  Previously a TexanPreviously a Texan Treasurer, 1991-93Treasurer, 1991-93  Is the most senior femaleIs the most senior female Republican SenatorRepublican Senator  Born in TexasBorn in Texas
  14. 14. Our DistrictOur District We are in district 6We are in district 6 Texas has in total, 32 reps.
  15. 15. House Members from our districtHouse Members from our district  Joe BartonJoe Barton  Assumed office: JanuaryAssumed office: January 3, 19853, 1985  Served 25 termsServed 25 terms  Re-Election in 2010Re-Election in 2010  Worked for an Oil andWorked for an Oil and Gas companyGas company  Has three kidsHas three kids  Likes Video GamesLikes Video Games  Home State: TexasHome State: Texas
  16. 16. President of the SenatePresident of the Senate  Joe BidenJoe Biden  Elected in 1973Elected in 1973  6 terms served6 terms served  Re-Election in 2012Re-Election in 2012  Previously an AttorneyPreviously an Attorney  4 Kids4 Kids  Used to have a stutterUsed to have a stutter  From DelawareFrom Delaware
  17. 17. President Pro TemporePresident Pro Tempore  Robert ByrdRobert Byrd  Assumed office January 3,Assumed office January 3, 19591959  Served 11 termsServed 11 terms  Re-Election in 2010Re-Election in 2010  Previously an attorneyPreviously an attorney  Has 2 kidsHas 2 kids  Used to be in the KKKUsed to be in the KKK  From West VirginiaFrom West Virginia
  18. 18. Majority LeaderMajority Leader  Harry ReidHarry Reid  Elected in 2007Elected in 2007  Served 1 TermServed 1 Term  Re-Election 2013Re-Election 2013  Previously worked in thePreviously worked in the Nevada Assembly,Nevada Assembly, Nevada Lt. Governor, andNevada Lt. Governor, and in the House ofin the House of Representatives.Representatives.  Used to do Nevada politicsUsed to do Nevada politics  From NevadaFrom Nevada
  19. 19. Minority LeaderMinority Leader  Mitch McConnellMitch McConnell  Elected in 1984Elected in 1984  Served 4 termsServed 4 terms  Re-Election in 2014Re-Election in 2014  Previously anPreviously an Attorney/CongressionalAttorney/Congressional AideAide  Favorite color is redFavorite color is red  From KentuckyFrom Kentucky
  20. 20. Assistant Majority LeaderAssistant Majority Leader  Richard DurbinRichard Durbin  Elected in January 3, 1997Elected in January 3, 1997  Served 2 TermsServed 2 Terms  Re-Election in 2010Re-Election in 2010  Used to be an AttorneyUsed to be an Attorney  Is a Roman CatholicIs a Roman Catholic  From IllinoisFrom Illinois
  21. 21. Assistant Minority LeaderAssistant Minority Leader  Jon KylJon Kyl  Elected January 3,Elected January 3, 19951995  Served two termsServed two terms  Reelection in 2010Reelection in 2010  Previously an AttorneyPreviously an Attorney  Married to CaryllMarried to Caryll CollinsCollins  From ArizonaFrom Arizona
  22. 22. House LeadersHouse Leaders
  23. 23. Speaker of the HouseSpeaker of the House  Nancy PelosiNancy Pelosi  Elected January 4, 2007Elected January 4, 2007  Served 1 termServed 1 term  Re-Election in 2009Re-Election in 2009  Previously a Public RelationsPreviously a Public Relations ConsultantConsultant  The Pelosi family has a netThe Pelosi family has a net worth of nearly $19 millionworth of nearly $19 million  Residence in CaliforniaResidence in California
  24. 24. Minority LeaderMinority Leader  John BoehnerJohn Boehner  Elected January 4,Elected January 4, 20072007  Served 1 TermServed 1 Term  Re-Election inRe-Election in 20092009  Previously aPreviously a BusinessmanBusinessman  Tried to join theTried to join the navynavy  From OhioFrom Ohio
  25. 25. Majority LeaderMajority Leader  Steny HoyerSteny Hoyer  Elected January 3, 2007Elected January 3, 2007  Served 1 TermServed 1 Term  Reelection in 2009Reelection in 2009  Previously an AttorneyPreviously an Attorney  Is a democratIs a democrat  From New YorkFrom New York
  26. 26. Minority WhipMinority Whip  Eric CantorEric Cantor  Assumed officeAssumed office January 3, 2009January 3, 2009  1 term1 term  Re-Election in 2011Re-Election in 2011  Previous PoliticalPrevious Political work: VA Assembly,work: VA Assembly, 1992-20011992-2001  From VirginiaFrom Virginia  Is JewishIs Jewish
  27. 27. Majority WhipMajority Whip  James ClyburnJames Clyburn  Elected in January 4,Elected in January 4, 20072007  Served 2 TermsServed 2 Terms  Reelection in 2011Reelection in 2011  Previous politicalPrevious political work: SC Humanwork: SC Human Affairs Commissioner,Affairs Commissioner, 1974-921974-92  From South CarolinaFrom South Carolina  Married to EmilyMarried to Emily ClyburnClyburn
  28. 28. Current EventsCurrent Events
  29. 29. Federal Intelligence Court RulesFederal Intelligence Court Rules Government Wiretapping LegalGovernment Wiretapping Legal (Jan. 15):(Jan. 15): The federal intelligenceThe federal intelligence court rules that phonecourt rules that phone and Internet wiretappingand Internet wiretapping is legal. This rulingis legal. This ruling validates but does notvalidates but does not officially endorseofficially endorse President's George W.President's George W. Bush's use of wiretappingBush's use of wiretapping throughout histhroughout his administration, which headministration, which he called necessary forcalled necessary for fighting terrorism.fighting terrorism.
  30. 30. U.S. Extending Benefits to Same-U.S. Extending Benefits to Same- Sex Partners of Employees (JuneSex Partners of Employees (June 17):17):  President Obama will sign a referendumPresident Obama will sign a referendum allowing the same-sex partners of federalallowing the same-sex partners of federal employees to receive benefits. They willemployees to receive benefits. They will not be allowed full health coverage,not be allowed full health coverage, however. This is Obama's first majorhowever. This is Obama's first major initiative in his campaign promise toinitiative in his campaign promise to improve gay rights.improve gay rights.
  31. 31. Obama Announces Date to EndObama Announces Date to End Iraq War (Feb. 27):Iraq War (Feb. 27):  In front of a crowd of MarinesIn front of a crowd of Marines in Camp Lejeune, Northin Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, President ObamaCarolina, President Obama announced his intention toannounced his intention to withdraw most Americanwithdraw most American troops out of Iraq by Augusttroops out of Iraq by August 31, 2010. As many as 50,00031, 2010. As many as 50,000 troops will remain there fortroops will remain there for smaller missions and to trainsmaller missions and to train Iraqi soldiers. Camp Lejeune isIraqi soldiers. Camp Lejeune is the largest marine camp onthe largest marine camp on the East Coast, and 8,000the East Coast, and 8,000 troops there will soon betroops there will soon be shipped to Afghanistan.shipped to Afghanistan.
  32. 32. U.S. Math Show No ImprovementU.S. Math Show No Improvement Since No Child Left Behind (Oct.Since No Child Left Behind (Oct. 14):14): Results of the nation's mostResults of the nation's most important math test forimportant math test for students show thatstudents show that achievement has notachievement has not improved in the eight yearsimproved in the eight years since President Bush passedsince President Bush passed the No Child Left Behind law,the No Child Left Behind law, which required 100% ofwhich required 100% of students to show proficiencystudents to show proficiency in math and reading by 2014.in math and reading by 2014. Student gains are actuallyStudent gains are actually slower since the programslower since the program began; 39% of fourth gradersbegan; 39% of fourth graders and 34% of eighth gradersand 34% of eighth graders test at proficiency this year.test at proficiency this year.
  33. 33. The End (:The End (:

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