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www.abajournal.com/news/article/lawyers_no_longer_dominate_congress_is_commercialization_of_profession_to_b

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 ...

www.foxbusiness.com/politics/2016/01/13/slow-steady-decline-lawyers-in-congress.html

Jan 13, 2016 ... Doctors now make up approximately six percent of Congress and skew heavily to the right. Many of these doctors expressed that their desire to ...

apw.polisci.wisc.edu/APW_Papers/lawyers_in_congress.pdf

Nov 28, 2016 ... The numerical dominance of lawyer-legislators in Congress is well ... have theorized about why so many lawyers are elected to Congress.

fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43869.pdf

Dec 5, 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. Congress—Lawyers” and “114th Congress—MBA Holders.”

www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/01/19/how-the-most-disliked-and-elected-profession-is-disappearing-from-politics

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.

www.quora.com/How-many-of-the-United-States-current-senators-and-congressmen-are-lawyers

Please see: https://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R44762.pdf One section notes: 167 Members of the House (37.8% of the House) and 55 Senators (55% of the Senate) ...

news.yahoo.com/meet-the-new-congress--younger-and-more-female--it-s-still-mainly-lawyers-and-career-politicians-212445761.html

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, ...

www.nytimes.com/1964/01/05/are-there-too-many-lawyers-in-congress.html

May 8, 2014 ... It may well be that the Congress has too many lawyers for its own—and the nation's—good. Moreover, the preponderance of lawyers on Capitol ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/bill-lucey/113th-congress-by-the-num_b_2737382.html

Feb 21, 2013 ... Since the 113 Congress officially opened for business in January, the Congressional Research Service (CRS), a public policy research arm of ...