From Secrecy News. Has info on: “Membership of the 111th Congress: A Profile,” “Women in the United States Congress: 1917-2009,” “Asian Pacific Americans in the United States Congress,” “African-American Members of the United States Congress: 1870-2009,” All from CRS Reports!
From Secrecy News. Several recent reports from the Congressional Research Service provide descriptive profiles of the present and past composition of Congress by race, ethnicity, gender, education, religion and occupation. All from CRS Reports!
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