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Absence of America's Upper Classes From the Military - ABC News

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Aug 3, 2006 ... Absence of America's Upper Classes From the Military. ... Marine Corps boot camp, the number of Congress members with enlisted children ... In all, about 1 percent of U.S. representatives and senators have a child in uniform. .... was that without it, too many of the upper-class children would rush to service, ....

Handful of Lawmakers Send Their Kids to War | Fox News

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Mar 28, 2003 ... Marilyn Musgrave is one of few congressional members who has a son ... But it's clear that those who do have children in the military have ...

Politician's sons serving in the Afghanistan or Iraq Wars. (McCain ...

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Conflict with Iraq: Some members of Congress have great personal interest in the war ... (Three sons in military: ... Calling attention to the children of politicians serving in the war in some circles would be considered crass--it is ... Tell me how many female family members of Congresspeople are serving?

Lawmakers have loved ones in combat zone - USATODAY.com

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Jan 22, 2007 ... When Perry Akin was in Fallujah, the congressman "didn't want to mention the .... as he put a camera in their faces and asked whether they'd send their children to Iraq. In arguing for a reinstatement of the military draft, Rep. ... It's difficult to determine exactly how many lawmakers have had relativ...

The Millionaires in Congress Don't Care About Sending Your Son or ...

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Jan 11, 2014 ... Bob Casey and his daughters have never had to think about military service ... After basic and advanced training, many American teenagers have been sent ... about where they send the children of poor people to die or live maimed? ... Very few congressmen served in the military even this generation who ...

Congressmen With Sons In Iraq - Outside The Beltway

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Mar 14, 2005 ... It is often noted that relatively few Members of Congress have served in ... But none has the muscle to keep a child safe in a war zone, half a world away. ... in the general population are too young to have kids, but then many members of congress have kids who are too young or too old to be in the military.

The Raw Story | McCain asked about lack of Congress members ...

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Jun 4, 2008 ... "I'm a combat veteran of Vietnam and I have a son who served in the ... of the members of Congress have children or grandchildren who have served ... for keeping the U.S. military in the Middle Eastern country," Tiron wrote.

How many children of Congressional Representatives or Senators ...

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Feb 24, 2012 ... How many children of Congressional Representatives or Senators served in the ... One of the few sons who served in the military in Vietnam was Al Gore, ... Have any Senators and Congressional Representatives retired ...

Would Congressmen vote for wars if their children would be the first ...

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But if you look at who in Congress have children in the military, there are a ... It is a point of pride for many families that their children are trained and ready for ...

Conservative Myth: GOP Politicians Serve in Military More Than ...

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Aug 22, 2007 ... Source: Congressional Database. ... There are 20 senators with military service, 10 Democratic and 10 GOP. Sen. ... By contrast, many prominent Democrats who have been smeared as unpatriotic by the GOP have served .... No profanity or language that my children and your children cannot read, please.

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Most members of Congress have little direct military experience ...

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Sep 4, 2013 ... But as World War II veterans have retired and relatively few Americans ... faced by military personnel; about as many (74%) oppose reinstating a draft. .... ..just curious to know how many of our past congressmen who were veterans .... yet few of them served or would have their children serve in the military.

By the numbers: Veterans in Congress | PBS NewsHour

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Nov 11, 2014 ... That means less than 18 percent of the new congressional delegation served in the armed forces. ... Ten years later, 62 percent of Congress had served in the military, ... This study would be really interesting if it highlighted the children of ... Only so many people can serve in the front lines but let's not forge...

A NATION AT WAR - CHILDREN OF LAWMAKERS - Senators' Sons ...

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Mar 22, 2003 ... Members of Congress with children in the military have been much more of a rarity since the demise of the draft. Those whose sons and ...