What is the current majority in Congress?

What is the current majority in Congress?

116th United States Congress
Members 100 senators 435 representatives 6 non-voting delegates
Senate Majority Republican
Senate President Mike Pence (R)
House Majority Democratic

Do most congressmen have law degrees?

Education. The Congressional Research Service notes that the vast majority of Members (95 percent) had an academic degree: 168 Representatives and 57 Senators had a law degree. Five Representatives (but no Senators) have an associate’s degree as their highest degree.

What state has the most members of Congress?

California’s congressional districts. California’s Congressional districts since 2013. California is the most populous U.S. state and as a result has the most representation in the United States House of Representatives, with 53 Representatives.

Who is the longest serving member of Congress?

Rep. John Dingell of Michigan became the longest-serving member of Congress on Friday with 57 years, five months, 27 days and counting on Capitol Hill. His longevity record eclipses that of the late Sen. Robert Byrd of West Virginia.

Who is the oldest senator currently serving?

Dianne Feinstein is the U.S. Senator of California and currently the oldest sitting member of the Senate at 84 years old. She is known for being a liberal, left-leaning politician who has dedicated her life to serving the people of California.

Who are the black members of Congress?

A list of the African-Americans currently serving in the 114th Congress. There are 46 black members in the House of Representatives and 2 in the Senate. Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D) Henry “Hank” Johnson, Jr. (D) John Conyers, Jr. (D) William Lacy Clay, Jr. (D) Donald Payne, Jr. (D)

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