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Congressional Profiles

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 pdf).

“Membership of the 111th Congress: A Profile,” February 4, 2010.

“Women in the United States Congress: 1917-2009,” December 23, 2009.

“Asian Pacific Americans in the United States Congress,” February 1, 2010.

“African-American Members of the United States Congress: 1870-2009,” February 2, 2010.

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