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The _____ Congress Directions : Use the Congressional Research Service Profile (look for a file titled “Membership of the __ Congress: A Profile” t o research the current Congress. Place its number above, then complete the table & answer the questions below. House Senate 435 Total Members 100 25 Age Requirement 30 7 years Citizenship Requirement 9 years Live in the state you wish to run at the time of the race. Residency Requirement Live in the state you wish to run at the time of the race. 2 Year Terms Term of Office 6 Year Terms $174,000 Salary $174,000 Nancy Pelosi Leader of the House/Senate Mitch McConnell, Chuck Schumer Depends on population Members per State 2 Per State Party Breakdown 235 Democrats 47 197 Republicans 51 1 Independent and 2 vacancies Independents/3rd Party 2 Demographics 328 Men 75 106 Women 25 319 White 91 54 African American 3 42 Latino/Hispanic 4 15 Asian/Pacific Islander 3 State Representation 196 Democrats 47
236 Republicans 50 0 Independents/3rd Party 2 Analysis Questions 1. What is the average age of Senators?
2. Of Representatives?
3. What are the primary professions of Senators and Representatives?

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