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  • 1. Demographics of Congress
  • 2. Age Group
  • 3. Gender
    • Female- 93 members
    • Male- 443 members
  • 4. Martial Status
  • 5. Party
    • Democrat- 316
    • Independent- 2
    • Republican- 218
  • 6. Ethnicity
    • African American- 42
    • American Indian- 1
    • Asian- 8
    • Caucasian- 458
    • Hispanic- 25
    • Pacific Islander- 1
    • Vietnamese- 1
  • 7. Total Number of Congress 536
  • 8. Senator of Texas 2 nd term First elected : 2002 Party : Republican Residence : Austin Marital Status : Married (Sandy) Prev . Occupation : Attorney Prev . Political Exp .: Bexar Co. District Judge, 1984-1990; TX Supreme Court, 1991-97; TX Atty. General, 1999-2002 Education : BA Trinity University, 1973; JD St. Mary's School of Law, 1977; LLM University of Virginia, 1995 Birthdate : 02/02/1952 Birthplace : Houston, TX Religion : Church of Christ
  • 9. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison 4th term Republican from Texas.
    • In 1993, Texans elected Kay Bailey Hutchison to the United States Senate in a special election, making her the first -- and, to date, the only -- woman elected to represent the state in the Senate.
    • Residence: Dallas
    • Marital Status: Married (Ray)
    • Prev. Occupation: Attorney, Journalist, Bank Executive, Small Business Owner
    • Prev. Political Exp.: TX House, 1973-77; TX Treasurer, 1991-93
    • Education: BA University of Texas, 1964; JD University of Texas, 1967
    • Birthdate: 07/22/1943
    • Birthplace: Galveston, TX
    • Religion: Episcopal
    • Percentage in Last Election: 62%
    • Major Opponent: Barbara Ann Radnofsky
  • 10. Representative Rep. Louie Gohmert 3rd term Republican from Texas 1st District.
    • Louie Gohmert was first sworn in January 4, 2005
    • Residence: Tyler
    • Marital Status: Married (Kathy)
    • Prev. Occupation: Judge, Attorney
    • Prev. Political Exp.: Smith Co. District Judge, 1993-2002; 12th Circuit Appeals Court Judge, 2002-03
    • Military: USA, 1978-82
    • Education: BA Texas A&M University, 1975; JD Baylor University, 1977
    • Birthdate: 08/18/1953
    • Birthplace: Pittsburg, TX
    • Religion: Baptist
    • Percentage in Last Election: 88%
    • Major Opponent: Roger Owen
  • 11. Speaker of the House
    • Nancy Pelosi
    • 12th term Democrat
    • Residence: San Francisco
    • Marital Status: Married (Paul)
    • Prev. Occupation: Public Relations Consultant
    • Prev. Political Exp.: no prior elected office
  • 12. Minority Leader Rep. John Boehner (R-OH 8th District) 10th term Republican from Ohio
    • Residence: West Chester
    • Marital Status: Married (Debbie)
    • Prev. Occupation: Businessman
    • Prev. Political Exp.: OH House, 1985-91
    • Military: USN, 1968
    • Education: BS Xavier University, 1977
    • Birthdate: 11/17/1949
    • Birthplace: Cincinnati, OH
  • 13. President of the senate
    • January 20, 2009
    • 6 Terms
    • January 15, 2009
    • Served on the New Castle County Council
    • Home is Delaware
    • Elected as a Democrat
    Jo Biden
  • 14. Pres. Pro Tempore
    • June 23, 2008
    • Political work was for Reagan in 1988, and served as a special assistant.
    • Lives in California.
    Dana Rohrabacher