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How many US congressmen are lawyers?
Yes, 36% of congressman are lawyers.
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To be honest, most lawyers use technology. The definition of technology is "Machinery and equipment developed from such scientific knowledge." So therefore a cellular phone is… technology. But in other terms, some lawyers such as myself use Microsoft Office to type up speeches, documents, etc., so yes i'd say most lawyers use technology.
It has eight members of the US House of Representatives and there are two members in the Senate. That makes 10.
36 from the house of representatives, 2 senators, totaling up to 38 people in average government for Texas.
There are 100 US Senators and 435 voting US Representatives (plus 6 non-voting Representatives) for a total of 535 Congresspeople (541 when you include non-voters).
At the federal level, the word, "Congressman" is often used to denote a member of the House of Representatives. There are 435 seats in the House of Representatives. Each stat…e is allotted at least one representative and the rest are divided according to population as recorded in the most recent national census. (The US Congress also includes the US Senate which has 100 members, two from each state regardless of population. )
It has 13 US Congressmen in the 111th Congress..
There are 18 in the US House. There are 203 state representatives in the State House.
2006 Democrats 235 Republicans 199 vacant 1 - 2013 Current Party Numbers: 113th Congress, 1st Session / House / Democrats | 200 / Independents | 0 / Republicans | 234… / Vacancies | 1 Thus, the massive problems with government, with the majority House holding up numerous bills from coming to the floor. And it's Congresspersons. (there are women there, just not enough)
DOES YOUR CONGRESSPERSON HAVE A CRIMINAL RECORD? Below are a list of your elected representatives (mostly federal, but I don't mind including state politicians either when …they interact with the feds) who have or had criminal records on their Congressional rap sheet. Note the specific language: "Charged" means formal charges have / had been made, though the representative was not necessarily convicted. (I include charges only if said representative shows a pattern of behavior along those lines.) Convicted...well, you get the idea. An asterisk at the end of a Congressfolk's record means that the charges came either before or after their terms...though often the "after" is the result of something(s) done while in the Capitol. Best of all, a name in boldface means that the representative is still a representative! REP. MARIO BIAGGI (D-NY): In 1988 he was convicted of obstructing justice, tax evasion, conspiracy, extortion, and accepting bribes. CORRINNE BROWN (D-FL): Failed to pay unemployment taxes to the state of Florida; sued by several airlines for unpaid bills and falsified travel reports; failed to report sale of her Tallahassee travel agency; improperly reported the sale of her Gainesville travel agency; sued by Whirlpool Corp. for unpaid bills; pursued by the IRS for $14,228 in unpaid taxes; investigations by the House Ethics Committee for possible acceptance of bribes; refused to file reports in the House about potential conflicts of interest while overseeing airlines she dealt with through her travel agencies; charged with money laundering. REP. ALBERT BUSTAMANTE (D-TX): Convicted in 1993 of racketeering and accepting an illegal gratuity. TONY COELHO (D-CA): Currently under investigation for fraud while serving as U.S. Commissioner General of Expo '98 in Lisbon, Portugal.* He was Al Gore's primary presidential campaign manager until he resigned citing health reasons. REP. WES COOLEY (R-OR): Convicted of falsifying VA loan applications. Paid $7,000 in fines plus court costs, and placed on probation. Subsequently tried to gather support to get re-elected to Congress.* REP. BOB DORNAN (R-CA): In 1983 attempted to leave Grenada with a stolen AK-47. It was confiscated by the Army and destroyed. REP. WALTER FAUNTROY (D-DC): Financial disclosure misdemeanor (1995). STATE REP. ALCEE L. HASTINGS (D-FL): From the 1998 Almanac of American Politics: "He was impeached by the House of Representatives by a vote of 426-3 in 1988 and convicted and removed from office by the Senate by a vote of 69-26. The impeachment arose from allegations that Hastings conspired with a friend to accept $150,000 for giving two convicted swindlers a break in sentencing. Hastings was acquitted in a criminal trial in 1983, but the friend was convicted. In the House, the case for impeachment was made by John Conyers, senior member of the Congressional Black Caucus. Removed from the bench, Hastings was unapologetic." SEN. JESSE HELMS (R-NC): In 1990, the Helms campaign sent out 125,000 postcards primarily to black North Carolina voters claiming that they might not be able to vote, and would be prosecuted for vote fraud if they tried. His campaign, the North Carolina Republican party, and four consulting and marketing firms were charged with violations of the Voting Rights Act. The Helms campaign signed an admission of guilt (claiming later that they didn't have the money to fight it in court), but Helms and his staff were never prosecuted. REP. CARROL HUBBARD (D-KY): Convicted in 1994 of misappropriation of funds. JAY KIM (R-CA): Convicted of accepting illegal campaign contributions from foreign sources. REP. GERALD KLECZKA (D-WI): Convicted of DUI in 1987; arrested for DUI in 1990 and 1995. REP. JOE KOLTER (D-PA): Fraud and conspiracy (1996). REP. NORMAN LENT (R-NY): In 1982 tried to have fifty counterfeit Rolex watches mailed to him from Taiwan. REP. DONALD E. "BUZ" LUKENS (R-OH): In 1989 was convicted of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. REP. NICK MAVROULES (D-MA): In 1991 pleaded guilty to charges of bribery and tax evasion. REP. EDWARD MEZVINSKY (D-IA): Indicted in March of 2001 on federal fraud charges. Claimed that he developed mental problems after using a malaria drug called Lariam. "Clearly, the responsibility lies with the manufacturers," claimed Mezvinsky's lawyer, Michael Barrett.* REP. JAMES MORAN (D-VA): Charged with spousal abuse, and assault and battery. A regular instigator of bar fights while mayor of Alexandria, VA, his position made him immune to arrest. Once said he thought about becoming a boxer because "I like to hit people." REP. AUSTIN J. MURPHY (D-PA): Vote fraud, including forgery, conspiracy, and tampering with federal records (1999).* REP. MARY ROSE OAKAR (D-OH): Charged with seven federal felonies related to financial-disclosure irregularities (1998). SEN. BOB PACKWOOD (R-OR): Charged with sexual harassment. Oddly enough, many of the women named as harassees defended Senator Packwood. REP. CARL PERKINS (D-KY): In 1994 pleaded guilty to filing a false financial-disclosure statement, conspiracy to file false statements with the Federal Election Commission, and bank fraud. Sentenced in March of 1995. REP. MEL REYNOLDS (D-IL): In 1995 was convicted of having sex with a minor and obstructing justice. CHARLIE ROSE (D-NC): Financial disclosure irregularities (1994). REP. DAN ROSTENKOWSKI (D-IL): Illegally converted official funds to his personal use and mail fraud; accused in 1996 of embezzling $700,000 from the federal government, he was charged with 13 of the original 17 counts against him. Went to prison after serving in Congress; now back in Washington working as a lobbyist. REP. LARRY SMITH (D-FL): In 1993 was convicted of income tax evasion and campaign-reporting violations. REP. PAT SWINDALL (R-GA): In 1988 was convicted of perjury. REP. JIM TRAFICANT (D-OH): Indicted on 5/4/01 by a Cleveland, OH federal grand jury for bribery, tax evasion, racketeering, conspiracy, and obstruction of justice. Found guilty of all charges in April 2002. REP. WALTER TUCKER (D-CA): Federal extortion charges; convicted of accepting $30,000 worth of bribes while a Congressman, and sentenced to 27 months in the federal penitentiary. REP. J.C. WATTS (R-OK): CHARLES WILSON (D-TX): In 1995 was forced to pay a $90,000 fine to the Federal Election Commission. Tom DeLay (R-TX) : was convicted of two counts of money laundering and conspiracy in 2010 and sentenced to three years Bob Ney (R-OH) pled guilty to conspiracy and making false statements as a result of his receiving trips from Abramoff in exchange for legislative favors. Ney received 30 months in prison Duke Cunningham (R-CA) pleaded guilty on November 28, 2005 to charges of conspiracy to commit bribery, mail fraud, wire fraud and tax evasion in what came to be called the Cunningham scandal. Sentenced to over eight years in prison William J. Jefferson (D-LA) in August 2005 the FBI seized $90,000 in cash from Jefferson's home freezer. He was re-elected anyway, but lost in 2008. He was convicted of 11 counts of bribery and sentenced to 13 years in prison on November 13, 2009. Bill Janklow (R-SD) convicted of second-degree manslaughter for running a stop sign and killing a motorcyclist. Resigned from the House and given 100 days in the county jail and three years probation Vito Fossella (R-New York) US Congressman convicted of drunken driving in 2008, later appealed but then pled guilty in 2009 to same charge. Larry Craig Senator (R-Idaho) - Married Senator and critic of Clinton's affair, pled guilty to disorderly conduct in a Minneapolis airport men's room in June, after having been arrested on a charge of homosexual lewd conduct. Senator Craig had previously stated that "people already know that Bill Clinton is a bad boy - a naughty boy." (2007) Mel Reynolds (D-IL) was convicted of 12 counts of bank fraud. (1997) Wes Cooley (R-OR), Cooley was convicted of having lied on the 1994 voter information pamphlet about his service in the Army. He was fined and sentenced to two years probation (1997) David Durenberger Senator (R-MN), In 1995 he pled guilty to 5 misdemeanor counts of misuse of public funds and was given one years probation Richard Kelly (R-FL) Accepted $25K and then claimed he was conducting his own investigation into corruption. Served 13 months Harrison A. Williams Senator (D-NJ) Convicted on 9 counts of bribery and conspiracy. Sentenced to 3 years in prison Number of members of Congress who escaped tickets and/or arrest from a variety of driving offenses ranging from speeding to DUI in 1999 due to Congressional immunity: 217 Number of members of Congress who were released after being pulled over for drunken driving in 1998 by claiming Congressional immunity: 84
The House of Representatives of Congress number 435 (435 of them from districts of roughly equal population) are elected for terms of two years. Senators (100 of them, two f…rom each State) are elected to six year terms. Usually the members of the House of Representatives are call "congressmen". and the members of the Senate are called "senators". QUestion a bit unclear. It could be interepreted as historical, in which case the answer is that the nation has been electing congressmen since the Constitution was passed in 1787. Stepping back a bit further, men were elected to three Continental Congress in 1774 through 1789.
25 of the 43 presidents, including the current President Obama, were members of the bar and qualified to practice as lawyers. Some of them, such as Jefferson, John Quincy Adam…s and Woodrow Wilson, had a very limited practice. (Obama is known as the 44th President, but only 43 people have been President. Cleveland is counted twice, as both the 22nd and 24 presidents.)
In US Congress
There are 435 representatives in the US House of Representatives ("congressmen"). There are 100 senators in the US Senate. There are also 6 non-voting members of the H…ouse, one each from Washington DC, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Northern Marianas, and the US Virgin Islands.