There are 100 senators, two from each U.S. state. This is a list of the current
members of the United States Senate (115th United States Congress).
Jan 20, 2016 ... Lawyers once dominated Congress, but they are being “squeezed out” ... Most
members of Congress with these backgrounds are not lawyers, ...
Jan 17, 2013 ... Who gets elected to Congress? Lawyers mostly. And the ... There are 128
lawyers in the House and another 45 in the Senate. Somewhat ...
Jan 19, 2016 ... How the most disliked — and elected — profession is disappearing from politics
... and Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio praise their actions in the Senate. ... By the
1960s, lawyers held fewer than 60 percent of Congressional seats.
Jan 23, 2008 ... This helps explain why fewer politicians are lawyers in many other countries;
money ... two other categories of lawyer-politicians apply more generally to pretty
much ... trials enabled them to get seats in important offices like mayors, senators
and such. ... 37.2% of the House of Representatives are lawyers.
Jan 6, 2015 ... There will be more women serving in the 114th Congress, which opens ... Four
new lawyers were elected to the Senate and 16 were elected to ...
Feb 16, 2012 ... 65 representatives 26 senators. 34 lawyers 15 soldiers 12 planters/farmers 11
businessmen/merchants 6 clergymen 5 statesmen/career ...
According to the Congressional Research Service 170 members of theHouse
and 60 Senators are lawyers.
The "they" in this case were the members of the Senate, made up mostly of men.
What they ... Yet 45 percent of the members of Congress are lawyers. Does this ...
Jan 13, 2016 ... Lawyers now make up under 40% of representatives and senators.