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Congress project

  1. 1. Congress Project Alejandra Guzman Mrs. Long
  2. 2. Demographics of Congress <ul><li>Age </li></ul>78 >70 175 60-69 187 50-59 76 40-49 19 30-39 1 20-29
  3. 3. Demographics of Congress <ul><li>Gender </li></ul>443 Male 93 Female
  4. 4. Demographics of Congress <ul><li>Marital Status </li></ul>14 Widowed 36 Single 457 Married 1 Engaged 2 Domestic Partner 29 Divorced
  5. 5. Demographics of Congress <ul><li>Party </li></ul>218 Republicans 2 Independents 316 Democrats
  6. 6. Demographics of Congress <ul><li>Ethnicity </li></ul>1 Vietnamese 1 Pacific Islander 25 Hispanic 458 Caucasian 8 Asian 1 American Indian 42 African American
  7. 7. Demographics of Congress <ul><li>Religion </li></ul>59 Baptist 43 Jewish 43 Presbyterian 53 Methodist 161 Catholic
  8. 8. Demographics of Congress <ul><li>Occupational Background </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>269 members (227 Representatives, two Delegates, and 40 Senators) served in state or territorial legislatures </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>214 members (182 Representatives and 33 Senators) list their occupation as public service / politics </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>204 (152 Representatives and 51 Senators) list law </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>201 (175 Representatives and 27 Senators) list business </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>94 (78 Representatives and 16 Senators) list education </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Congress Member from Texas <ul><li>John Cornyn was elected in 2002 defeating Democrat Ron Kirk </li></ul><ul><li>Lives in Austin Texas with wife Sandy Cornyn </li></ul><ul><li>was chosen in November 2008 by his colleagues to serve as the Chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee. </li></ul><ul><li>He was a attorney and he voted against including oil gas smokestacks in mercury regulations </li></ul><ul><li>Has two children Haley and Danley </li></ul>
  10. 10. Congress Member from Texas <ul><li>Kay Hutchison won election to the U.S Senate on June 5,1993 </li></ul><ul><li>Was elected full term in the U.S. Senate on Nov. 8, 1994 she was re-elected in 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Grew up in La Marque Texas </li></ul><ul><li>Her great-great-grandfather, Charles S. Taylor signed the Texas Declaration of Independence </li></ul>
  11. 11. Congress Member from Texas <ul><li>Rep </li></ul>
  12. 12. Senate leaders <ul><li>President of the senate JOSHEPH R. BIDEN JR. was the Senator of Delaware for 36 years </li></ul><ul><li>He was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania </li></ul><ul><li>He was the youngest people elected to the United States Senate at the age of 29 </li></ul><ul><li>He is the 47 th Vice President </li></ul><ul><ul><li>He lost his wife and 1 year old daughter but his to sons were critically injured but that didn’t stop him </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Senate leaders <ul><li>Pres. Pro Tempore ROBERT C. BYRD, Democrat from West Virginia became the longest serving Member of Congress in Nov. 18,2009 </li></ul><ul><li>His colleagues elected him to more leadership positions than any other Senator </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Everyone in West Virginia only new one man they could depend on and it was Robert </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>He is true to his faith and his family </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Senate leaders <ul><li>Majority Leader HARRY REID </li></ul>
  15. 15. Senate leaders <ul><li>Minority Leader MITCH McCONNELL </li></ul>
  16. 16. Senate leaders <ul><li>Asst. Majority leader RICHARD DURBIN </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Democrat from Illinois </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Senate leaders <ul><li>Asst. Minority leader JON KYL </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Republican from Arizona </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. House Leaders <ul><li>Speaker of the House </li></ul>
  19. 19. House Leaders <ul><li>Minority Leader </li></ul>
  20. 20. House Leaders <ul><li>Minority Whip </li></ul>
  21. 21. House Leaders <ul><li>Majority Leader </li></ul>
  22. 22. House Leaders <ul><li>Majority Whip </li></ul>