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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” ... of the century many of the elite lawyers moved from the courtroom to ...

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.

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 from pursuing a legal career, while the legal industry, as many ...

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

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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. CongressLawyers” and “114th Congress—MBA Holders.”

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, ...

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

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Jan 17, 2013 ... Who gets elected to Congress? Lawyers ... There are 128 lawyers in the House and another 45 in the Senate. .... Which pretty much says it all.

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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There are 81 Republican lawyers in Congress who list "lawyer" as their profession. There are 123 ... How many voting members are there in the US Congress?

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 ...

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. ... While 0.6 percent of the U.S. adult population are lawyers, 41 percent of the 113 <sup>th</sup> ...