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Jb And Alma

  1. 1. The Senates Representatives
  2. 2. President of the senate <ul><li>Joseph R. Biden Jr. </li></ul><ul><li>He was born in Scranton Pennsylvania in 1942 </li></ul><ul><li>Joe was first elected to the senate in 1972 </li></ul><ul><li>He is the 47 th president of the senate </li></ul><ul><li>He was the sixth youngest senator </li></ul><ul><li>In 2008 he ended his sixth term </li></ul><ul><li>He was elected on January 20 th 2009 to start his seventh term </li></ul><ul><li>He will be up for re-election in November of 2013 </li></ul><ul><li>In 1972 his wife and his one year old daughter died in a car wreck he also has 3 other sons </li></ul>
  3. 3. President Pro. Tempore <ul><li>Robert C. Byrd </li></ul><ul><li>Was born in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina in 1917. </li></ul><ul><li>He was elected in 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>He has served nine terms and is up for re-election in November 2009. he was first elected in the senate in 1959 and has served the longest in the senate </li></ul><ul><li>Served governor until 1974 and was also a chairman in Nevada and a U.S Representative </li></ul><ul><li>He has a wife and two children and two sons in law with 5 living grandchildren. </li></ul><ul><li>He was a leader in the Klu Klux Klan and since then he thought he should be a leader </li></ul>
  4. 4. Majority Leader <ul><li>Harry Reid </li></ul><ul><li>Born December 2, 1939 in searchlight Nevada </li></ul><ul><li>Has been the Majority Leader since January 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>he is he 24 th senate majority leader </li></ul><ul><li>Will be up for re-election in 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>5 th term in office </li></ul><ul><li>He has been the minority leader and the governor of Nevada </li></ul><ul><li>He first assumed office in January 3 rd 1987 </li></ul><ul><li>He has a wife and 5 children and he is a member of the Jesus Christ of Latter day saints </li></ul>
  5. 5. Minority leader <ul><li>Mitch McConnell </li></ul><ul><li>Born on November 18,2008 </li></ul><ul><li>His a senate from Kentucky </li></ul><ul><li>Was elected on November 18 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>Six terms in office </li></ul><ul><li>He was a chairman and majority whip </li></ul><ul><li>Before he was in the U.S senate he served as a judge executive of Kentucky </li></ul><ul><li>Married to his second wife Elaine L Chao and proud father of 3 daughters </li></ul><ul><li>On January 10 th 2009 he became the longest serving senator from Kentucky </li></ul>
  6. 6. Assistant Majority Leader <ul><li>Richard Durbin </li></ul><ul><li>born November 21, 1944 senator from Illinois </li></ul><ul><li>Elected on January 4, 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>29 th majority leader </li></ul><ul><li>Re-election in January 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Durbin was one of 40 senators who co-sponsored The Darfur Accountability , he also introduced the African Health Capacity Investment Act of 2007 to the Senate, Durbin joined thirty-two other Senators to co-sponsor the Early Treatment for HIV Act of 2007 </li></ul>
  7. 7. Assistant Minority Leader <ul><li>Jon Kyl </li></ul><ul><li>He was born on April 25, 1942 </li></ul><ul><li>His home state is Arizona </li></ul><ul><li>He was elected to the senate in 2007 and will be up for re-election in 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>He has served two terms in office </li></ul><ul><li>He was a Senate Minority Whip and was a member of the U.S House of Representatives </li></ul><ul><li>He was the author of 2004 Crime Victims Right Act, he also kept his support for victims right and made a bill for the Federal Rules of criminal procedures, he was also a supporter of unlawful internet gambling enforcement act of 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>He is married to Caryll Collins and has 2 children and 4 grandchildren </li></ul><ul><li>His father served as a congressman from Iowa </li></ul>
  8. 8. The House Represenatives
  9. 9. Speaker of the House <ul><li>Nancy Pelosi </li></ul><ul><li>She was born on march 26, 1940 </li></ul><ul><li>her home state is California </li></ul><ul><li>She was elected in 2007 and will be up for re-election in 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>She has served 4 terms in the office. </li></ul><ul><li>She was a house minority whip, was the first woman in U.S history to hold position and was also a minority leader and was the first woman to lead a major party in the house </li></ul><ul><li>She tried to ban the partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act in 2003, she was against the Secure Fence Act, she also supports reform in marijuana laws, and she spearheaded the fair minimum wage act </li></ul><ul><li>Her husband Paul is and owner of the California Redwoods professional football team, she has 5 children and 7 grandchildren </li></ul>
  10. 10. Minority Leader <ul><li>John Boehner </li></ul><ul><li>He was born in November 17, 1949 </li></ul><ul><li>his home state is Ohio </li></ul><ul><li>He was elected in 2007 and will be up for re-election in 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>He has served 3 terms in a office </li></ul><ul><li>He was a majority leader of the house and also was a member of U.S House of Representatives from Ohio </li></ul><ul><li>Boehner PAC raised $31,500 from 4 Indian tribes, he voted in favor of Troubled Asset Relief Program. He has advocate for an across the board spending freeze including entitlement </li></ul><ul><li>He has been married since 1973 and has 2 daughters and lives in Wetherington section of Westchester Township </li></ul>
  11. 11. Minority Whip <ul><li>Eric Cantor </li></ul><ul><li>He was born June 6, 1965 </li></ul><ul><li>His home state is Virginia </li></ul><ul><li>Eric was elected in 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>He has served one other term </li></ul><ul><li>He was a U.S House Representative from Virginia </li></ul><ul><li>Cantor supports strong United states-Israel, he wants U.S. legislation to cut off all U.S taxpayer aid to the Palestinian Authority </li></ul><ul><li>Eric’s wife is Diana Marcy find, they went on a blind date and then got married in 1989 </li></ul>
  12. 12. Majority Leader <ul><li>Steny Hoyer </li></ul><ul><li>Born June 14, 1939 in Maryland </li></ul><ul><li>Married Judy Pickett, two daughters, 2 granddaughters, 1 grandson, 1 great-grandson </li></ul><ul><li>Elected in 2007 & up for reelection in 2010 for 3 terms </li></ul><ul><li>Member of House of Rep (Maryland) </li></ul><ul><li>Raised nearly $1 million for Congressional candidates in 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>President of the Maryland Senate </li></ul>
  13. 13. Majority Whip <ul><li>Jim Clyburn </li></ul><ul><li>He was born on July 21, 1940 </li></ul><ul><li>Jims home state is South Carolina </li></ul><ul><li>Clyburn was elected in 2007 and will be up for re-election in 2010 and served 2 terms. </li></ul><ul><li>He was the U.S house representative from South Carolina </li></ul><ul><li>He was the second African American and first South Carolinian to hold the position </li></ul><ul><li>He introduced the access for All-Americans Act in 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>He is married to his wife Almeta. </li></ul>