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

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Feb 16, 2012 ... *Many Congress members list more than one profession, which is why the ... in both bodies, about 37 percent of the members are lawyers.

How many JDs are in Congress? - ABA Journal

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Dec 23, 2014 ... The National Law Journal lists four new senators who are lawyers (three were former House members) and 16 new House members who are ...

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

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Jan 6, 2015 ... ... few U.S. senators win that high office as their first one, and many ... In the last Congress, 39 percent of the House members were lawyers, ...

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

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Jan 19, 2016 ... By the 1960s, lawyers held fewer than 60 percent of Congressional ... organizations, many with the intention of making a career in politics.

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

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According to the Congressional Research Service 170 members of the House and 60 Senators ... How many voting members are there in the US Congress?

State of the Congress 2013 — Measure of America: A Program of ...

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The 113<sup>th</sup> Congress is the most diverse group of representatives in history. ... of the U.S. adult population are lawyers, 41 percent of the 113<sup>th</sup> Congress are.

113th Congress By the Numbers - Huffington Post

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Feb 21, 2013 ... It's also comforting to know that if any members of the 113 Congress .... Lisa Bloom Legal analyst for NBC News and Avvo, attorney and bestselling . ... Canada Loves Obama So Much That They Want Him To Violate The U.S. ...

Membership of the 114th Congress: A Profile - Federation of ...

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Jun 10, 2016 ... The overwhelming majority of Members of Congress have a college education. The dominant professions of ...... features many lists of House Members such as “ 114th. CongressLawyers” and “114th Congress—MBA Holders.”

First Thing We Do, Let's Elect All the Lawyers - The New York Times

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Feb 23, 2012 ... Nearly two of every five United States senators is a lawyer, but the share ... Today there are also about as many representatives who previously ...

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

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Jan 13, 2016 ... Lawyers now make up under 40% of representatives and senators. ... Many of these doctors expressed that their desire to run was to amend or ...

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

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Jan 20, 2016 ... Lawyers once dominated Congress, but they are being “squeezed out” ... by the end of the century many of the elite lawyers moved from the ...

These Newly Elected Members of Congress Come With Law Degrees

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Jan 5, 2015 ... But not by much. Members of Congress holding J.D.s will sit i... ... Meet the new lawyers in the 114th Congress. Mike Sacks, The National Law ...

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

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Jan 17, 2013 ... The 113th Congress is in session. But, who are they? Lawyers, mostly. How do we know? A terrific chart from Businessweek that breaks down ...