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  1. 1. Our Congress Angel Velasquez Veronica Paz Block 7
  2. 2. Age Group
  3. 3. Gender <ul><ul><li>Male 446 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Female 93 </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Marital Status <ul><ul><li>Married 460 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Divorced 25 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Widowed 14 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seperated 1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Domesitic partner 2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Single 37 </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Religion
  6. 6. Ethnicity
  7. 7. Party <ul><ul><li>democrat 320 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>republican 217 </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Occupational Background
  9. 9. <ul><li>Total number of members in congress is </li></ul>437 111 th Term
  10. 10. Congressmen from… <ul><li>Total number of reps 32 </li></ul>Sixth District
  11. 11. Senator John Cornyn <ul><li>Elected in 1984 </li></ul><ul><li>2 nd term </li></ul><ul><li>Not up for Re-election </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Political Exp.: Bexar Co. District Judge, 1984-1990; TX Supreme Court, 1991-97; TX Atty. General, 1999-2002 </li></ul>
  12. 12. Senator Kay Hutchison <ul><li>4 th term </li></ul><ul><li>Elected in 93’ </li></ul><ul><li>Re-election in 09 </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Political Exp.: TX House, 1973-77; TX Treasurer, 1991-93 </li></ul>
  13. 13. Rep. Joe Barton <ul><li>13 th term </li></ul><ul><li>6 th District </li></ul><ul><li>Elected in 84’ </li></ul><ul><li>Re election in 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Political Exp.: no prior elected office </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  14. 14. 32 Representatives <ul><li>Texas has…. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Senate Leaders
  16. 16. President Pro Tempore Robert C. Byrd <ul><li>9 Terms from N. Carolina </li></ul><ul><li>Elected in 58’ </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Political Exp: Member of the West Virginia house of delegates and West Virginia senate </li></ul><ul><li>Not up for re-election </li></ul>
  17. 17. Majority Leader- Harry Reid <ul><li>4th term Democrat from Nevada </li></ul><ul><li>Elected in 1986 </li></ul><ul><li>Re-election in 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Political Exp.: NV Assembly, 1969-71; NV Lt. Governor, 1971-75; NV Gaming Commissioner, 1977-81; US House, 1983-87 </li></ul>
  18. 18. Minority Leader- Mitch McConnell <ul><li>5th term Republican from Kentucky </li></ul><ul><li>Re-election in 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Political Exp.: Jefferson Co. Judge-Executive, 1978-85 </li></ul>
  19. 19. Asst. Majority Leader-Paul Krekorian <ul><li>2 nd term </li></ul><ul><li>Elected in </li></ul><ul><li>Re-election in </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Political Exp.: Burbank Board of Education </li></ul><ul><li>Education: BA University of Southern California; JD University of California - Berkeley </li></ul>
  20. 20. Asst. Minority Leader- Richard. J. Durbin <ul><li>3 rd term </li></ul><ul><li>Elected in </li></ul><ul><li>Re-election in 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Political Exp.: US House, 1983-97 </li></ul><ul><li>Education: BSFS Georgetown University, 1966; JD Georgetown University, 1969 </li></ul>
  21. 21. House Leaders M
  22. 22. Speaker of the House <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><ul><li>Education: BA Trinity College (DC), 1962 </li></ul><ul><li>Birthdate: 03/26/1940 </li></ul><ul><li>Birthplace: Baltimore, MD </li></ul><ul><li>Religion: Catholic </li></ul><ul><li>Percentage in Last Election: 72% </li></ul><ul><li>Major Opponent: Cindy Sheehan </li></ul>Nancy Pelosi
  23. 23. Minority Leader- John Boehner <ul><li>10 th term </li></ul><ul><li>Elected in 1991 </li></ul><ul><li>Re-election in 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Political Exp.: OH House, 1985-91 </li></ul><ul><li>Education: BS Xavier University, 1977 </li></ul>
  24. 24. Minority whip. John L. Kyl <ul><li>3rd-term Republican from Arizona. </li></ul>
  25. 25. Current Events <ul><li>35% of all the calories kids eat come from their school lunches. So congress has begun seeking a new budget for a more nutritious programs for school. </li></ul>
  26. 26. Congress <ul><li>Is trying to end the death penalty to save the economy millions of dollars worth of money. </li></ul>
  27. 27. Steroid Abuse <ul><li>Congress is taking a swing at the raising abuse of Steroids in the Major League of Baseball, today. </li></ul>