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  • 1. Demographics of Congress
  • 2. Age Group
  • 3. Gender <ul><li>Female- 93 members </li></ul><ul><li>Male- 443 members </li></ul>
  • 4. Martial Status
  • 5. Party <ul><li>Democrat- 316 </li></ul><ul><li>Independent- 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Republican- 218 </li></ul>
  • 6. Ethnicity <ul><li>African American- 42 </li></ul><ul><li>American Indian- 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Asian- 8 </li></ul><ul><li>Caucasian- 458 </li></ul><ul><li>Hispanic- 25 </li></ul><ul><li>Pacific Islander- 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Vietnamese- 1 </li></ul>
  • 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. <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>Residence: Dallas </li></ul><ul><li>Marital Status: Married (Ray) </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Occupation: Attorney, Journalist, Bank Executive, Small Business Owner </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Political Exp.: TX House, 1973-77; TX Treasurer, 1991-93 </li></ul><ul><li>Education: BA University of Texas, 1964; JD University of Texas, 1967 </li></ul><ul><li>Birthdate: 07/22/1943 </li></ul><ul><li>Birthplace: Galveston, TX </li></ul><ul><li>Religion: Episcopal </li></ul><ul><li>Percentage in Last Election: 62% </li></ul><ul><li>Major Opponent: Barbara Ann Radnofsky </li></ul>
  • 10. Representative Rep. Louie Gohmert 3rd term Republican from Texas 1st District. <ul><li>Louie Gohmert was first sworn in January 4, 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Residence: Tyler </li></ul><ul><li>Marital Status: Married (Kathy) </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Occupation: Judge, Attorney </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Political Exp.: Smith Co. District Judge, 1993-2002; 12th Circuit Appeals Court Judge, 2002-03 </li></ul><ul><li>Military: USA, 1978-82 </li></ul><ul><li>Education: BA Texas A&M University, 1975; JD Baylor University, 1977 </li></ul><ul><li>Birthdate: 08/18/1953 </li></ul><ul><li>Birthplace: Pittsburg, TX </li></ul><ul><li>Religion: Baptist </li></ul><ul><li>Percentage in Last Election: 88% </li></ul><ul><li>Major Opponent: Roger Owen </li></ul>
  • 11. Speaker of the House <ul><li>Nancy Pelosi </li></ul><ul><li>12th term Democrat </li></ul><ul><li>Residence: San Francisco </li></ul><ul><li>Marital Status: Married (Paul) </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Occupation: Public Relations Consultant </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Political Exp.: no prior elected office </li></ul>
  • 12. Minority Leader Rep. John Boehner (R-OH 8th District) 10th term Republican from Ohio <ul><li>Residence: West Chester </li></ul><ul><li>Marital Status: Married (Debbie) </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Occupation: Businessman </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Political Exp.: OH House, 1985-91 </li></ul><ul><li>Military: USN, 1968 </li></ul><ul><li>Education: BS Xavier University, 1977 </li></ul><ul><li>Birthdate: 11/17/1949 </li></ul><ul><li>Birthplace: Cincinnati, OH </li></ul>
  • 13. President of the senate <ul><li>January 20, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>6 Terms </li></ul><ul><li>January 15, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Served on the New Castle County Council </li></ul><ul><li>Home is Delaware </li></ul><ul><li>Elected as a Democrat </li></ul>Jo Biden
  • 14. Pres. Pro Tempore <ul><li>June 23, 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Political work was for Reagan in 1988, and served as a special assistant. </li></ul><ul><li>Lives in California. </li></ul>Dana Rohrabacher

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