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Government Assignment22

  1. 1. Government Assignment Mrs. Long Jabri Massie, Francisco Rodriguez , Marcos Amador, Judith Galvan 8 th Period
  2. 2. Demographic of Congress <ul><li>Age Group </li></ul><ul><li>(20-29) Number of Members 1 </li></ul><ul><li>(30-39) Numbers of Members 21 </li></ul><ul><li>(40-49) Numbers of Members 83 </li></ul><ul><li>(50-59) Numbers of Members 189 </li></ul><ul><li>(60-69) Numbers of Members 171 </li></ul><ul><li>70 Numbers of Members 74 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Number of Gender of Congress <ul><li>Male:93 </li></ul><ul><li>Female:446 </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Top 5 Religions In The Congress <ul><li>Catholic:159 </li></ul><ul><li>Baptist:60 </li></ul><ul><li>Methodist:52 </li></ul><ul><li>Presbyterian:43 </li></ul><ul><li>Jewish:44 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Types of Parties In The Demographic Congress <ul><li>Democratic:320 </li></ul><ul><li>Independent:2 </li></ul><ul><li>Republican:217 </li></ul>
  6. 6. Martial Status <ul><li>Divorced:25 </li></ul><ul><li>Domestic Partner:2 </li></ul><ul><li>Married:460 </li></ul><ul><li>Separated:1 </li></ul><ul><li>Single:37 </li></ul><ul><li>Widowed:14 </li></ul>
  7. 7. Senators <ul><li>The 2 Senators are Kay Bailey Hutchison (R), and John Cornyn (R) </li></ul>
  8. 8. House Members <ul><li>Our House Of Representatives is Chris Turner (D-96) </li></ul><ul><li>Joe Barton is are Representatives. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Facts Of Members <ul><li>Joe Barton is from Waco, Texas also from the Republican party. </li></ul><ul><li>Joe Barton previous occupation Engineer. </li></ul><ul><li>His Religion Methodist. </li></ul>
  10. 10. The District We Live In… <ul><li>We live in 6 th congressional district </li></ul>
  11. 11. Wendy Davis <ul><li>Wendy Davis is a Senate From Texas. </li></ul><ul><li>Wendy Davis 5 th Term in office. </li></ul><ul><li>Wendy Davis Previous Job was with Fort Worth City Council. </li></ul><ul><li>Wendy Davis yr for reelection will be 2010. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Chris Turner <ul><li>Chris Turner is a representative From the House of Representative. </li></ul><ul><li>Chris Turner was born in Sherman, Texas. </li></ul><ul><li>Chris Turner previous job was Public Relations Consultant. </li></ul><ul><li>Chris Tuner was elected 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>Chris Turner gets reelected 2010. </li></ul><ul><li>Two Year Term Sentence then reelection. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Kay Bailey Hutchison 1 of the Senators. </li></ul><ul><li>Kay Bailey Hutchison is born in Galveston, Texas. </li></ul><ul><li>Kay Bailey Hutchison prev. Jobs were Attorney, Journalist, Bank Executive, Small Business Owner. </li></ul><ul><li>Next Term For Reelection is 2012. </li></ul><ul><li>When First Elected Congressional office 1993. </li></ul>Kay Bailey Hutchison
  14. 14. John Cornyn <ul><li>John Cornyn is the 2 nd of the Senators. </li></ul><ul><li>John Cornyn was Born in Houston, Texas. </li></ul><ul><li>John Cornyn prev. Job was Attorney. </li></ul><ul><li>John Cornyn served 1 term in office. </li></ul><ul><li>John Cornyn will be up for reelection in 2010. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Current Events <ul><li>To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to allow citizens who have concealed carry permits from the State in which they reside to carry concealed firearms in another State that grants concealed carry permits, if the individual complies with the laws of the State. </li></ul><ul><li>Most Of the U.S.A. voted against carrying weapons in states that don’t a legalize that. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Current Events <ul><li>The House passed the American Clean Energy and Security Act, which aims to reduce greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change through a cap and trade system of pollution credits. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Current Events <ul><li>The House passed H.R. 3326, making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, by a yea-and-nay vote of 400 yeas to 30 nays, Roll No. 675. Consideration of the measure began on Wednesday, July 29th </li></ul>
  18. 18. Currents Events <ul><li>By 79 yeas to 17 nays (Vote No. 207), Senate passed H.R. 1256, to protect the public health by providing the Food and Drug Administration with certain authority to regulate tobacco products, to amend title 5, United States Code, to make certain modifications in the Thrift Savings Plan, the Civil Service Retirement System, and the Federal Employees' Retirement System, as amended </li></ul>
  19. 19. Majority Whip <ul><li>James Clyburn prev. job was an Educator. </li></ul><ul><li>James Clyburn was born in Sumter, South Carolina. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Majority Leader <ul><li>Chris Van Hollen Jr. prev. occupation Attorney. </li></ul><ul><li>Chris Van Hollen Jr. was born in Karachi, Pakistan. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Senate Majority Leader <ul><li>Harry Reid prev. occupation was Attorney. </li></ul><ul><li>Harry Reid was born Searchlight, Nevada. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Senate Minority Leader <ul><li>Mitch McConnell prev. occupation Attorney, Congressional Aide. </li></ul><ul><li>Mitch McConnell born in Sheffield, Alabama. </li></ul>
  23. 23. House Leader Speaker Of the House <ul><li>Nancy Pelosi prev. occupation Public Relations Consultant. </li></ul><ul><li>Nancy Pelosi was born in Baltimore, Maryland. </li></ul>
  24. 24. House Leader Minority Whip <ul><li>Eric Cantor prev. occupation was Attorney. </li></ul><ul><li>Eric Cantor was born in Richmond, Virginia. </li></ul>
  25. 25. Senate Pro Tempore <ul><li>Robert Byrd prev. occupation Attorney. </li></ul><ul><li>Robert Byrd was born in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina. </li></ul>