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How many black Congress were there in the US?

From the first United States Congress in 1789 through the 116th Congress in 2020, 162 African Americans have served in Congress. Meanwhile, the total number of all individuals who have served in Congress over history is 12,348.

How many members are there in the current US Congress?

The 541 number includes the 535 Members from the 50 states (100 Senators, 435 Representatives), 5 Members who are Delegates (from the District of Columbia, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Northern Mariana Islands), and 1 Member who is Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico.

What is the current makeup of the Senate?

United States Senate
Seats 100 51 (or 50 plus the Vice President) for a majority
Political groups Majority (50) Democratic (48) Independent (2) Minority (50) Republican (50)
Length of term 6 years

Who is the richest member of Congress what is that person’s estimated worth?

List of current members of the United States Congress by wealth

Rank Name Net worth ($ million)
1 Mark Warner 214.1
2 Greg Gianforte 189.3
3 Paul Mitchell 179.6
4 Vernon Buchanan 157.2

Where is most of the work in Congress done?

Most congressional legislative work happens in committees.

How many Democrats are in the House of Representatives 2020?

Per states

State Total seats Democratic
California 53 42
Colorado 7 4
Connecticut 5 5

Who is the current VP?

Kamala Harris
United States/Vice presidents
The 49th and current vice president of the United States is Kamala Harris. She was sworn in on January 20, 2021.

Who is the current Senate Minority Leader of the United States?

Majority and Minority Leaders

Senator Years Minority Leader
Mitch McConnell (R-KY) 14 2007-2015; 2021-present
Joseph T. Robinson (D-AR) 13.5 1923-1933
Robert C. Byrd (D-WV) 12 1981-1987
Alben W. Barkley (D-KY) 12 1947-1949

Who is the current leader of the Senate?

Mitch McConnell
Chuck Schumer
United States Senate/Leaders

How much is Donald Trump worth?

2.4 billion USD (2021)
Donald Trump/Net worth

Are there any Jews in the US Congress?

This is a list of Jewish members of the United States Congress. There are currently 10 Jewish senators and 27 Jewish members of the House of Representatives serving in the United States Congress.

How many black members of Congress are there?

Our analysis reflects the 532 voting members of Congress seated as of Jan. 26, 2021. This analysis builds on earlier Pew Research Center work to analyze the racial and ethnic makeup of the U.S. Congress. To determine the number of racial and ethnic minority lawmakers in the 117th Congress, we used data from the Congressional Research Service.

How many Jews live in the United States?

With between approximately 5,700,000 and 7,160,000 million Jews, the United States is home to what is considered the largest or second largest Jewish population in the world, depending on the sources cited and methods used.

Who are the minority members of the US Congress?

Overall, 124 lawmakers today identify as Black, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander or Native American, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of data from the Congressional Research Service. This represents a 97% increase over the 107th Congress of 2001-03, which had 63 minority members.

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