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  1. 1. Government Assignment Mrs. Long 8 th block Kenny Koehler, Christopher Werner, AUSTIN SHEPPARD!!!!!
  2. 2. Demographics of Congress: Age <ul><li>20-29  </li></ul><ul><li>30-39  </li></ul><ul><li>40-49  </li></ul><ul><li>50-59  </li></ul><ul><li>60-69  </li></ul><ul><li>70+  </li></ul><ul><li>1 (about 1%) </li></ul><ul><li>21 (about 4%) </li></ul><ul><li>83 (about 15%) </li></ul><ul><li>189 (about 35%) </li></ul><ul><li>171 (about 32%) </li></ul><ul><li>74 (about 14%) </li></ul>Age!!!! Number of people!!!!
  3. 3. Demographics of Congress: Gender <ul><li>MALE – 446 members (83%) </li></ul><ul><li>FEMALE – 93 members (17%) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Demographics of Congress: Marital Status <ul><li>Divorced  25 (5%) </li></ul><ul><li>Domestic Partner  2 (Less than 1%) </li></ul><ul><li>Married  460 (85%) </li></ul><ul><li>Separated  1 (less than 1%) </li></ul><ul><li>Single  37 (7%) </li></ul><ul><li>Widowed  14 (3%) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Demographics of Congress: Ethnicity <ul><li>Caucasian  461 (86%) </li></ul><ul><li>American Indian  1 (less than 1%) </li></ul><ul><li>Asian  8 (1%) </li></ul><ul><li>Hispanic  25 (5%) </li></ul><ul><li>Pacific Islander  1 (less than 1%) </li></ul><ul><li>Vietnamese  1 (less than 1%) </li></ul><ul><li>African American  42 (8%) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Demographics of Congress: Party <ul><li>Republican  217 (40%) </li></ul><ul><li>Democratic  320 (59%) </li></ul><ul><li>Independent  2 (less than 1%) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Demographics of Congress: Religion <ul><li>Catholic 159 </li></ul><ul><li>Baptist 60 </li></ul><ul><li>Methodist 52 </li></ul><ul><li>Jewish 44 </li></ul><ul><li>Presbyterian 43 </li></ul><ul><li>Episcopal 38 </li></ul>
  8. 8. Demographics of Congress: Occupational Background <ul><li>269 members served in state or territorial legislatures </li></ul><ul><li>214 members, public service/politics </li></ul><ul><li>204 members, law </li></ul><ul><li>201 members, business </li></ul><ul><li>94 members, education </li></ul>
  9. 9. THIS IS THE 111 th CONGRESSIONAL SESSION <ul><li>And there are 539 of these dudes chilling in congress. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Two Senators From Texas!!!!!! <ul><li>John Cornyn </li></ul><ul><li>Kay Bailey Hutchinson </li></ul>
  11. 11. House Members From Our District <ul><li>We’re in district 6  32 Representatives </li></ul><ul><li>John Cornyn (Senator) </li></ul><ul><li>Joe Barton </li></ul><ul><li>Kay Bailey Hutchinson (Senator) </li></ul>
  12. 12. John Cornyn (2 nd term) <ul><li>Residence: Austin </li></ul><ul><li>Marital Status: Married (Sandy) </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Occupation: Attorney </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><ul><li>Education: BA Trinity University, 1973; JD St. Mary's School of Law, 1977; LLM University of Virginia, 1995 </li></ul><ul><li>Birth date: 02/02/1952 </li></ul><ul><li>Birthplace: Houston, TX </li></ul><ul><li>Religion: Church of Christ </li></ul><ul><li>Percentage in Last Election: 55% </li></ul><ul><li>Major Opponent: Rick Noriega </li></ul>
  13. 13. Joe Barton (13 th term) <ul><li>Residence: Ennis </li></ul><ul><li>Marital Status: Married (Terri) </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Occupation: Engineer </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Political Exp.: no prior elected office </li></ul><ul><li>Education: BS Texas A&M University, 1972; MS Purdue University, 1973 </li></ul><ul><li>Birth date: 09/15/1949 </li></ul><ul><li>Birthplace: Waco, TX </li></ul><ul><li>Religion: Methodist </li></ul><ul><li>Percentage in Last Election: 62% </li></ul><ul><li>Major Opponent: Ludwig Otto </li></ul>
  14. 14. Kay Bailey Hutchinson <ul><li>Residence: Dallas </li></ul><ul><li>Marital Status: Married (Ray) </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Occupation: Attorney, Journalist, Bank Executive, Small Business Owner </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Political Exp.: TX House, 1973-77; TX Treasurer, 1991-93 </li></ul><ul><li>Education: BA University of Texas, 1964; JD University of Texas, 1967 </li></ul><ul><li>Birth date: 07/22/1943 </li></ul><ul><li>Birthplace: Galveston, TX </li></ul><ul><li>Religion: Episcopal </li></ul><ul><li>Percentage in Last Election: 62% </li></ul><ul><li>Major Opponent: Barbara Ann Radnofsky </li></ul>
  15. 15. President of Senate <ul><li>Joe Biden </li></ul><ul><li>Residence: Wilmington </li></ul><ul><li>Marital Status: Married (Jill) </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Occupation: Attorney </li></ul><ul><li>Prev. Political Exp.: New Castle Co. Council, 1970-72; US Senate, 1972-2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Education: BA University of Delaware, 1965; JD Syracuse University, 1968 </li></ul><ul><li>Birth date: 11/20/1942 </li></ul><ul><li>Birthplace: Scranton, PA </li></ul><ul><li>Religion: Catholic </li></ul>
  16. 16. Pres. Pro Tempore <ul><li>Robert C. Byrd </li></ul><ul><li>Elected in 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>9 terms </li></ul><ul><li>2010 up for re-election </li></ul><ul><li>WV House, 1947-51; WV Senate, 1951-53; US House, 1953-59 </li></ul><ul><li>West Virginia </li></ul><ul><li>Widowed </li></ul>
  17. 17. Majority leader of the senate <ul><li>Harry Reid </li></ul><ul><li>Won his 4 th term in 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>First elected in 1982 </li></ul><ul><li>2013 up for re-election </li></ul><ul><li>NV Assembly, 1969-71; NV Lt. Governor, 1971-75; NV Gaming Commissioner, 1977-81; US House, 1983-87 </li></ul><ul><li>From nevada </li></ul>
  18. 18. Minority leader <ul><li>Mitch McConnell </li></ul><ul><li>Year elected 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>5 th term </li></ul><ul><li>Up for re election in 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>Jefferson Co. Judge-Executive, 1978-85 </li></ul><ul><li>From Kentucky </li></ul><ul><li>Married to Elaine Chao </li></ul>
  19. 19. Asst. Majority leader <ul><li>Richard J. Durbin </li></ul><ul><li>Elected in 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Served 3 terms </li></ul><ul><li>Up for re-election in 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>US House, 1983-97 </li></ul><ul><li>From Illinois </li></ul><ul><li>Married to Loretta </li></ul>
  20. 20. Asst. Minority leader <ul><li>Jon Kyl </li></ul><ul><li>Elected in 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Served 4 terms </li></ul><ul><li>Up for re-election in 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>US House, 1987-95 </li></ul><ul><li>From Arizona </li></ul><ul><li>Married to Caryll </li></ul>

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