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United States Congress By: Matt, Monica
Demographics of Congress The 111 th  Congress with 535 members
Religions
Occupational Background
Ethnicity
Party
Senators From Texas <ul><li>Kay Bailey Hutchison – Republican </li></ul><ul><li>Elected 1993 – 4 th  term </li></ul><ul><l...
District 6 Representative <ul><li>Representative Joe Barton – Republican </li></ul><ul><li>We have 32 reps. in Texas </li>...
Senate Leaders <ul><li>Pres. Of the Senate – Joe Biden-Democrat  Elected in 2009 – 1 st  term – Re-election in 2012  Delaw...
<ul><li>Majority Leader – Harry Reid - 1998 Elected – 4 th  term - Nevada – NV Assembly </li></ul><ul><li>Minority Leader ...
House Leader <ul><li>Speaker of the House – Nancy Pelosi –California – none - 12 th term – 2008 elected- re-elected 2012 <...
<ul><li>Minority leader whip – Eric I. Cantor – Virginia – VA Assembly – elected 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>Minority leader –...
<ul><li>Majority whip – Richard J. Durbin – Illinois – US House – 3 rd term – elected 1982 –  re-elected in 2010. </li></ul>
Current events <ul><li>Does Congress Matter?   </li></ul><ul><li>Because, the purpose of a just government is to prevent p...
<ul><li>    A grim President Hamid Karzai bowed to intense U.S. pressure and agreed Tuesday to a runoff election Nov. 7, a...
<ul><li>  The Nicaraguan Supreme court has lifted a constitutional ban on re-election, clearing the way for President Dani...
<ul><li>congress takes a swing at steroid abuse! </li></ul><ul><li>On March 17, Rafael Palmeiro testified under Oath at a ...
 
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  1. 1. United States Congress By: Matt, Monica
  2. 2. Demographics of Congress The 111 th Congress with 535 members
  3. 3. Religions
  4. 4. Occupational Background
  5. 5. Ethnicity
  6. 6. Party
  7. 7. Senators From Texas <ul><li>Kay Bailey Hutchison – Republican </li></ul><ul><li>Elected 1993 – 4 th term </li></ul><ul><li>Re-election in 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>John Cornyn – Republican </li></ul><ul><li>Elected 2002 – 2 nd term </li></ul><ul><li>Re-election in 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>Texas Supreme Court Justice and Texas Attorney General </li></ul>
  8. 8. District 6 Representative <ul><li>Representative Joe Barton – Republican </li></ul><ul><li>We have 32 reps. in Texas </li></ul><ul><li>1984-Now – 13 th term </li></ul><ul><li>Re-election in 2010 </li></ul>
  9. 9. Senate Leaders <ul><li>Pres. Of the Senate – Joe Biden-Democrat Elected in 2009 – 1 st term – Re-election in 2012 Delaware Senator </li></ul><ul><li>Pres. Pro Tempore – Robert C. Byrd – Elected in 1981 – 9 th term – Re-election in 2009 - West Virginia - WV House </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Majority Leader – Harry Reid - 1998 Elected – 4 th term - Nevada – NV Assembly </li></ul><ul><li>Minority Leader – Mitch McConnell – Elected 2008 – 5 th term – Kentucky – Jefferson County Judge </li></ul><ul><li>Asst. Majority Leader – Chris Van Hollen – Elected 1971 – 4 th term – Maryland – MD House </li></ul>
  11. 11. House Leader <ul><li>Speaker of the House – Nancy Pelosi –California – none - 12 th term – 2008 elected- re-elected 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>Majority leader- Steny H. Hoyer – Maryland – MD Senate – 15 th term – eleceted-1982 - re-elected– 2012. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Minority leader whip – Eric I. Cantor – Virginia – VA Assembly – elected 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>Minority leader – John A. Boehner – Ohio –OH House – 10 th term – re-elected 2012. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Majority whip – Richard J. Durbin – Illinois – US House – 3 rd term – elected 1982 – re-elected in 2010. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Current events <ul><li>Does Congress Matter? </li></ul><ul><li>Because, the purpose of a just government is to prevent plunder, not facilitate it. Anyone who stands in against corruption in the Beltway, we will stand with you — even if you've been part of the problem in the past. If you help clean it up, America loves repentance. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>    A grim President Hamid Karzai bowed to intense U.S. pressure and agreed Tuesday to a runoff election Nov. 7, acknowledging he fell short of a majority after U.N.-backed auditors stripped him of nearly a third of his votes. </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li> The Nicaraguan Supreme court has lifted a constitutional ban on re-election, clearing the way for President Daniel Ortega to run again in 2011 elections. The court's decision followed an appeal by Mr. Ortega and a group of mayors. </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>congress takes a swing at steroid abuse! </li></ul><ul><li>On March 17, Rafael Palmeiro testified under Oath at a congressional hearing on steroids in sports. Jabbing his finger into the air for emphasis, he declared, &quot;I have never used steroids. Period.&quot; </li></ul>
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