Congress 091005124402 Phpapp01 091014131158 Phpapp01


Published on

  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Congress 091005124402 Phpapp01 091014131158 Phpapp01

  1. 1. Congress 539 Members By: Chelsea Morgan
  2. 4. 83% Male 17% Women Gender of Congressman
  3. 5. Marital Status <1 % Domestic Partner 21% separated 3% are Widowed 5% are divorced 7% are Single 85% are married
  4. 6. Party
  5. 7. Religion
  6. 8. Congressmen from Texas <ul><li>We are in the 6 th district of Texas </li></ul><ul><li>Two Senators </li></ul><ul><li>One representative </li></ul><ul><li>Texas has 30 representatives. </li></ul>
  7. 9. John Cornyn Born in Houston, Texas Previous Job: attorney Elected in 2002 which was his first term served
  8. 10. Kay Bailey Hutchison <ul><li>First women voted to represent Texas </li></ul><ul><li>Elected in 1993 </li></ul><ul><li>Born in Galveston, Texas </li></ul><ul><li>VP of the National Transportation Safety Board </li></ul>
  9. 11. S E N A T E
  10. 12. <ul><li>Vice President Joe Biden is the president of the Senate </li></ul><ul><li>Elected in 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>First term as President of the senate </li></ul><ul><li>Up for reelection in 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>Has served 6 terms in the senate. </li></ul><ul><li>He is from Delaware </li></ul>
  11. 13. President Pro Tempore Is Robert Byrd He is from West Virginia First elected January 3, 1959 He is the oldest member
  12. 14. The Senate Majority leader is Harry Reid He is from Nevada He is the first member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day saints to serve as Majority leader Was elected in 2005 Was elected Lieutenant in 1970.
  13. 15. <ul><li>The Minority Leader of the Senate is Mitch McConnell </li></ul><ul><li>He is from Kentucky </li></ul><ul><li>First elected in 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Before election he was an intern under John Cooper </li></ul>
  14. 16. <ul><li>The assistant Majority leader is Richard Durbin </li></ul><ul><li>He is from Illinois </li></ul><ul><li>Elected in 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Before Senator he owned a law firm </li></ul>
  15. 17. <ul><li>The Assistant Minority Leader of the Senate is Jon Kyl </li></ul><ul><li>He is from Arizona </li></ul><ul><li>Elected in 1994 </li></ul><ul><li>Served as editor-in-chief of the Arizona Law Review </li></ul>
  16. 18. House of Representatives
  17. 19. Speaker Of The House The speaker is Nancy Pelosi Elected into senate in 1987 but has been speaker since 2003. Political work: recently blocked impeachment of George W Bush. From California
  18. 20. Minority Whip <ul><li>Eric Cantor </li></ul><ul><li>He is from Virginia </li></ul><ul><li>Has been in his current position since 2008 but has been in the senate since 2000 </li></ul><ul><li>Political work: Chairman on the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare </li></ul>
  19. 21. Majority Leader <ul><li>Steny Hoyer </li></ul><ul><li>From Maryland </li></ul><ul><li>Was elected in 1981 but has been in his current position since 2006. </li></ul><ul><li>Political Career: Deals with issues like gun rights, abortion, privacy and social issues. </li></ul>
  20. 22. Majority Whip <ul><li>James Clyburn </li></ul><ul><li>Elected in 1992 but has been in his current position since 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>Political: Education, labor, environment and conservation. </li></ul><ul><li>From South Carolina. </li></ul>
  21. 23. Current events <ul><li>1) </li></ul>