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Session will runJan. 3, 2013 – Jan. 3, 2015
SenateMajority: 51 DemocratsMinority: 47 Republicans    2 Independents caucusing with Democrats
Senate  Majority Leader:  Harry Reid (D-NV)   Minority Leader:Mitch McConnell (R-KY)
HouseMajority: 232 RepublicansMinority: 200 Democrats     3 Seats Vacant      as of 1.22.2013
HouseMajority Leader:Eric Cantor (R-VA) Minority Leader:Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)
FreshmenSenate: 12 freshmenHouse: 82 freshmen 17.5% of Congress
Freshmen   Class President:Rep. Luke Messer (R-IN)
FreshmenMoney Spent to get Elected  The Most: $39,309,855   Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA)
FreshmenMoney Spent to get Elected   The Least: $290,759Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX)
Retired10 Senators: 6 Democrats3 Republicans1 Independent
Retired25 House Members:  14 Democrats  11 Republicans
Resigned11 Members of Congress:     6 Democrats     5 Republicans
Deaths  1 Death in Congress:Rep. Donald Payne (D-NJ)
Women98 Women in Congress     Senate: 20     House: 78  18% of Congress
ServiceLongest Serving Senator:  Patrick Leahy (D-VT)        32 Years
Service  Longest Serving   Congressman:John Dingell (D-MI)     53 Years
AgeAverage Age Senate: 62 House: 57
Age    Youngest MembersSenate: Chris Murphy (D-CT),        39 years oldHouse: Patrick Murphy (D-FL),        29 years old
Age    Oldest MembersSenate: Frank Lautenberg   (D-NJ), 89 years oldHouse: Ralph Hall (R-TX),      89 years old
EducationBachelor or Associate’s Total: 146 Members     Senate: 24     House: 122
Education Advanced DegreesTotal: 359 Members    Senate: 75    House: 284
Previous Occupations         Lawyers   Total: 173 Members       Senate: 45       House: 128
Previous Occupations    Career Politicians   Total: 64 Members        Senate: 9       House: 55
Previous Occupations      Real Estate   Total: 39 Members       Senate: 7       House: 32
Previous Occupations  Physicians or Clinicians    Total: 24 Members         Senate: 4        House: 20
Previous Occupations   Blue Collar Laborers   Total: 21 Members        Senate: 4        House: 17
Previous Occupations     Homemakers   Total: 21 Members       Senate: 5       House: 16
Previous Occupations   Farmers/Ranchers   Total: 15 Members       Senate: 3       House: 12
Previous Occupations        Military   Total: 13 Members       Senate: 1       House: 12
Previous Occupations            MilitaryThis includes Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), a double-amputee who served as a co-pilot of...
Previous Occupations         Clergy   Total: 6 Members       House: 6
Previous Occupations   Professional Sports    Total: 5 Members        House: 5
Religion       ProtestantTotal: 56% of Members       Senate: 52      House: 247
ReligionTop 5 Protestant Religions        73 Baptist        Senate: 9        House: 64
ReligionTop 5 Protestant Religions     53 Presbyterian        Senate: 15        House: 28
ReligionTop 5 Protestant Religions      46 Methodist        Senate: 8        House: 38
ReligionTop 5 Protestant Religions  39 Anglican/Episcopal        Senate: 4        House: 35
ReligionTop 5 Protestant Religions       23 Lutheran        Senate: 5        House: 18
Religion        CatholicTotal: 31% of Members       Senate: 27      House: 136
Religion         JewishTotal: 6.2% of Members       Senate: 11       House: 22
Religion        MormonTotal: 2.8% of Members        Senate: 7        House: 8
Religion   BuddhistsTotal: 3 Members    Senate: 1    House: 2
Religion    MuslimsTotal: 2 Members    House: 2
Religion           Hindu      Total: 1 Member          House: 1     First time for a Hindurepresentative to be in Congress
MoustachesTotal: 25 Members    Senate: 2    House: 23
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How many moustaches are present in the newly minted 113th Congress? What percentage of women comprise the Senate? Discover the answers and many interesting facts in this slideshow about our U.S. representatives.

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  1. 1. Meet Your113 Congress th
  2. 2. Session will runJan. 3, 2013 – Jan. 3, 2015
  3. 3. SenateMajority: 51 DemocratsMinority: 47 Republicans 2 Independents caucusing with Democrats
  4. 4. Senate Majority Leader: Harry Reid (D-NV) Minority Leader:Mitch McConnell (R-KY)
  5. 5. HouseMajority: 232 RepublicansMinority: 200 Democrats 3 Seats Vacant as of 1.22.2013
  6. 6. HouseMajority Leader:Eric Cantor (R-VA) Minority Leader:Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)
  7. 7. FreshmenSenate: 12 freshmenHouse: 82 freshmen 17.5% of Congress
  8. 8. Freshmen Class President:Rep. Luke Messer (R-IN)
  9. 9. FreshmenMoney Spent to get Elected The Most: $39,309,855 Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA)
  10. 10. FreshmenMoney Spent to get Elected The Least: $290,759Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX)
  11. 11. Retired10 Senators: 6 Democrats3 Republicans1 Independent
  12. 12. Retired25 House Members: 14 Democrats 11 Republicans
  13. 13. Resigned11 Members of Congress: 6 Democrats 5 Republicans
  14. 14. Deaths 1 Death in Congress:Rep. Donald Payne (D-NJ)
  15. 15. Women98 Women in Congress Senate: 20 House: 78 18% of Congress
  16. 16. ServiceLongest Serving Senator: Patrick Leahy (D-VT) 32 Years
  17. 17. Service Longest Serving Congressman:John Dingell (D-MI) 53 Years
  18. 18. AgeAverage Age Senate: 62 House: 57
  19. 19. Age Youngest MembersSenate: Chris Murphy (D-CT), 39 years oldHouse: Patrick Murphy (D-FL), 29 years old
  20. 20. Age Oldest MembersSenate: Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), 89 years oldHouse: Ralph Hall (R-TX), 89 years old
  21. 21. EducationBachelor or Associate’s Total: 146 Members Senate: 24 House: 122
  22. 22. Education Advanced DegreesTotal: 359 Members Senate: 75 House: 284
  23. 23. Previous Occupations Lawyers Total: 173 Members Senate: 45 House: 128
  24. 24. Previous Occupations Career Politicians Total: 64 Members Senate: 9 House: 55
  25. 25. Previous Occupations Real Estate Total: 39 Members Senate: 7 House: 32
  26. 26. Previous Occupations Physicians or Clinicians Total: 24 Members Senate: 4 House: 20
  27. 27. Previous Occupations Blue Collar Laborers Total: 21 Members Senate: 4 House: 17
  28. 28. Previous Occupations Homemakers Total: 21 Members Senate: 5 House: 16
  29. 29. Previous Occupations Farmers/Ranchers Total: 15 Members Senate: 3 House: 12
  30. 30. Previous Occupations Military Total: 13 Members Senate: 1 House: 12
  31. 31. Previous Occupations MilitaryThis includes Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), a double-amputee who served as a co-pilot of a BlackHawk helicopter in Iraq (Army) in Nov. 2004
  32. 32. Previous Occupations Clergy Total: 6 Members House: 6
  33. 33. Previous Occupations Professional Sports Total: 5 Members House: 5
  34. 34. Religion ProtestantTotal: 56% of Members Senate: 52 House: 247
  35. 35. ReligionTop 5 Protestant Religions 73 Baptist Senate: 9 House: 64
  36. 36. ReligionTop 5 Protestant Religions 53 Presbyterian Senate: 15 House: 28
  37. 37. ReligionTop 5 Protestant Religions 46 Methodist Senate: 8 House: 38
  38. 38. ReligionTop 5 Protestant Religions 39 Anglican/Episcopal Senate: 4 House: 35
  39. 39. ReligionTop 5 Protestant Religions 23 Lutheran Senate: 5 House: 18
  40. 40. Religion CatholicTotal: 31% of Members Senate: 27 House: 136
  41. 41. Religion JewishTotal: 6.2% of Members Senate: 11 House: 22
  42. 42. Religion MormonTotal: 2.8% of Members Senate: 7 House: 8
  43. 43. Religion BuddhistsTotal: 3 Members Senate: 1 House: 2
  44. 44. Religion MuslimsTotal: 2 Members House: 2
  45. 45. Religion Hindu Total: 1 Member House: 1 First time for a Hindurepresentative to be in Congress
  46. 46. MoustachesTotal: 25 Members Senate: 2 House: 23
  47. 47. Join our upcoming webinar!Learn about Patient-Centered Care and earn 1.5 CEUs during our free webinar onFeb. 28 (two sessions offered). Register at successehs.com/webinars
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