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List of current United States Senators - Wikipedia


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).

Lawyers no longer dominate Congress; is commercialization of ...


Jan 20, 2016 ... Lawyers once dominated Congress, but they are being “squeezed out” ... Most members of Congress with these backgrounds are not lawyers, ...

A cool diagram of the 113th Congress - The Washington Post


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 ...

How the most disliked — and elected — profession is disappearing ...


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.

Why are so many lawyers politicians? - Marginal REVOLUTION


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.

Meet the new Congress: Younger and more female, it's still mainly ...


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 ...

By the Numbers: the jobs of the First Congress vs. the 112th Congress


Feb 16, 2012 ... 65 representatives 26 senators. 34 lawyers 15 soldiers 12 planters/farmers 11 businessmen/merchants 6 clergymen 5 statesmen/career ...

What percentage of US congress members are lawyers - Answers.com


According to the Congressional Research Service 170 members of theHouse and 60 Senators are lawyers.

Time to Change Congress? | Scholastic


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 ...

The Slow, Steady Decline of Lawyers in Congress | Fox Business


Jan 13, 2016 ... Lawyers now make up under 40% of representatives and senators.