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  • 1. DEMOGRAPHICS OF CONGRESS JONATHAN W. NICOLAS F. JOSEPH M.
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  • 8. JOHN CORNYN ELECTED IN NOVEMBER 2002, HAS SERVED TWO TERMS , JOHN JOINED THE SAN ANTONIO LAW FIRM “GROCE”. He is up for reelection in November of 2010.
  • 9. KAY HUTCHINSON Kay Hutchinson is the senior United States senator. Received her JD from UT in 1967. Was vice chairwoman of National Transportation Safety Board. Is up for reelection November of 2010.
  • 10. Joseph R. Biden, Jr. <ul><li>Born November 20, 1942 in Delaware. Was elected to senate in 1972. He has served 18 terms. He is up for reelection January 3, 2013. He was a member of the New Castle City Counsel in Delaware, only to become one of the youngest elected Senators, at the age of 29. His wife and daughter were killed in a car accident moments after he took the oath of office. </li></ul>PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE…….
  • 11. Joe Barton House Representative from District 6 <ul><li>Elected in 1984, served 4 terms </li></ul><ul><li>2010 in year for reelection </li></ul><ul><li>Originally from Waco Texas </li></ul><ul><li>limited indecency on public airways was his political work. Supports environmentally clean air policy </li></ul>
  • 12. Robert C. Byrd President Pro Tempore <ul><li>Originally from north Carolina </li></ul><ul><li>Elected in 1958; served 9 terms </li></ul><ul><li>Democrat to the 83,84,85 congress </li></ul><ul><li>Reelection in January 3, 2013 </li></ul>
  • 13. Harry Reid Majority Leader <ul><li>Originally from Nevada </li></ul><ul><li>Has been majority leader sense 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Leader of senate since 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>First member of the church of Jesus Christ and latter day saints to serve as majority leader </li></ul>
  • 14. Mitch McConnell Minority Leader <ul><li>Originally from Kentucky born Feb.. 20, 1942 </li></ul><ul><li>Minority leader in November 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Top ranking republican in 110 th congress </li></ul><ul><li>Reelected in 2008 up for reelection in 2014 formally a member of the 100 th training unit </li></ul>
  • 15. Richard Durbin Asst. Majority Leader <ul><li>Born November 21, 1944 in Illinois </li></ul><ul><li>Became majority whip of the us senate on Jan. 4 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Voted Americas ten best senators </li></ul><ul><li>Started law practice in Springfield in early years </li></ul>
  • 16. Jon Kyl Asst. Minority Leader <ul><li>Born April 5 th 1942 </li></ul><ul><li>Is republican senator representing Arizona </li></ul><ul><li>Currently senate minority whip. </li></ul><ul><li>Ran for house of representatives, has been in senate since 1985 </li></ul><ul><li>Born in Midwest. </li></ul><ul><li>Has served 6 terms as asst. Minority Leader </li></ul>
  • 17. Nancy Pelosi. Speaker of the house. <ul><li>Elected in 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Born in Baltimore, MD </li></ul><ul><li>In the past she was the mayor of Baltimore. </li></ul><ul><li>She is up for reelection in 2010. </li></ul><ul><li>Served 3 terms. </li></ul>
  • 18. Steny Hoyer. Majority leader or house. <ul><li>Born in New York city. </li></ul><ul><li>Interned with senator Andrew Brewster. </li></ul><ul><li>Elected in 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Up for reelection in 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Served 2 terms </li></ul>
  • 19. James E. Clyburn. House majority whip <ul><li>Past history was part of staff for govenor John C. West. </li></ul><ul><li>Elected in 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Up for reelection in 2010. </li></ul><ul><li>Born in sumter, sc </li></ul>
  • 20. Eric Cantor. Minority Whip <ul><li>Born June 6, 1963 </li></ul><ul><li>Elected in 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Up for reelection in 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Early career, worked as intern for House Republican Tom Bliley </li></ul>
  • 21. John Boehner Minority leader <ul><li>Born november 17 ,1949 </li></ul><ul><li>House minority leader and 111 th congress </li></ul><ul><li>Born in cincinati enlisted in the us navy </li></ul><ul><li>Honarably discharged for 8 weeks for medical problems </li></ul><ul><li>Early years accepted position with nucit sales </li></ul>
  • 22. Sex scandal <ul><li>Tim Mahoney, a Democrat, agreed to a $121,000 settlement with a former mistress who worked on his staff and was threatening to sue him. </li></ul>
  • 23. Jack Abramoff <ul><li>Abramoff and Scanlon grossly overbilled their clients, secretly splitting the multimillion-dollar profits. In one case, they secretly orchestrated lobbying against their own clients in order to force them to pay for lobbying services. </li></ul>
  • 24. Barney Frank <ul><li>Rep. Barney Frank . The outspoken Massachusetts Democrat hired a male prostitute who ran a prostitution service from Frank’s residence in the 1980s </li></ul>
  • 25. John Young <ul><li>Former Rep. John Young . The late Texas Democrat increased the salary of a staffer after she gave in to his sexual advances. The congressman won re-election in 1976 but lost two years later. </li></ul>

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