Congress 091005124402 Phpapp01

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Congress 091005124402 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

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