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Colby and Joel Project

  1. 1. Congress Project By: Joel Aguayo Colby Estes
  2. 2. Demographics of Congress
  3. 3. Age Group
  4. 4. Top 5 Religion In Our Congress
  5. 5. How Many Of Which Party?
  6. 6. Gender
  7. 7. Marital Status
  8. 8. Ethnicity
  9. 9. Demographics- Occupational Background
  10. 10. Senate Leaders
  11. 11. Representative of Texas <ul><li>Born sept. 15, 1949 </li></ul><ul><li>Birth place Waco, Texas </li></ul><ul><li>Elected in 1984 </li></ul><ul><li>Served 13 terms </li></ul><ul><li>Representative: </li></ul><ul><li>Joe Barton </li></ul>
  12. 12. Senate Leaders- President of the Senate <ul><li>1 st term as President of Senate </li></ul><ul><li>Elected in 2009 up for re-election in 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>In senate since 1971 </li></ul><ul><li>Born in Scranton Pennsylvania </li></ul>
  13. 13. Senate Leaders-Pres. Pro Tempore <ul><li>Robert C. Byrd </li></ul><ul><li>Elected in Senate 1979 has served 10 terms </li></ul><ul><li>Year of re-election 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>From West Virginia </li></ul>
  14. 14. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid <ul><li>Elected 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Senate since 1986 </li></ul><ul><li>State Nevada </li></ul>
  15. 15. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell <ul><li>Senate since 1985 </li></ul><ul><li>No re-election </li></ul><ul><li>Political work based on the needs in Kentucky (state origin) </li></ul>
  16. 16. Asst. Majority Leader Richard Durbin <ul><li>Elected in 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Re-elected every two years since 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>State: Illinois </li></ul><ul><li>Political work: Financial security in Wall Street </li></ul>
  17. 17. Asst. Minority Leader Jon Kyl <ul><li>Elected in 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>No re-election </li></ul><ul><li>State Arizona </li></ul><ul><li>1 st Term </li></ul><ul><li>New 8th Avenue Bridge </li></ul>
  18. 18. House Leaders
  19. 19. Nancy Pelosi <ul><li>Elected in 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Has served two terms </li></ul><ul><li>Re-elected in 2007 </li></ul>
  20. 20. Facts <ul><li>Nancy has twenty-two years of experience </li></ul><ul><li>Native to San Fransico </li></ul><ul><li>First woman to be a house leader </li></ul><ul><li>Her dad was the mayor of baltimore </li></ul>
  21. 21. John Boehner <ul><li>Minority leader </li></ul><ul><li>Elected in 2008 for his 10 th term </li></ul>
  22. 22. About Boehner <ul><li>He was born in Cincinnati in 1949 </li></ul><ul><li>He has twelve brothers and sisters </li></ul><ul><li>He is a house representative leader </li></ul>
  23. 23. Eric Cantor <ul><li>Elected in 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>1Term </li></ul><ul><li>Was a Virginia House delegate from 1992-2001 </li></ul><ul><li>Went to George Washington University </li></ul>
  24. 24. Steny Hoyer <ul><li>Elected in 06 </li></ul><ul><li>He has served two terms </li></ul><ul><li>He was re-elected in 08 </li></ul>
  25. 25. Extras <ul><li>He is now serving his 15 th terms as the longest serving member of the U.S. House of Representatives </li></ul><ul><li>He has served as a deputiy whip and also a Chair of Democratic Caucus </li></ul>
  26. 26. Current Events!!!!!!
  27. 27. Current Event #1 <ul><li>Arizona’s Immigration Bill </li></ul>
  28. 28. Current Event #2 <ul><li>Oil Spill off Louisiana coast and Texas suing. </li></ul>

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