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» 114th Congress (2015-2016) Legislative Agenda & Policy Initiatives: Vietnam Veterans of America
The Vietnam Veterans of America's 114th Congress Legislative Agenda & Policy Initiatives documents the veteran service organization's top priorities as well as other veteran-related agenda issues for 2015-2016.
» By the Numbers: How Well Do You Know the 114th Congress? (January 25, 2015)
This article, authored by Bill Lucey, is a statistical breakdown of the demographic characteristics, including military service experience, of the 114th Congress in session 2015-2017.
» CRS Report R43869: Membership of the 114 th Congress: A Profile (March 31, 2015)
This Congressional Research Service report presents a profile of the 114th Congress membership (2015-2016). Statistical information is included on selected characteristics of Members, including data on party affiliation, average age, occupation, education, length of congressional service, religious affiliation, gender, ethnicity, foreign births, and military service. 101 members have served in the military, 5 of whom are female combat veterans.
» Representatives and Senators: Trends in Member Characteristics Since 1945 (February 17, 2012)
This Congressional Research Service Report (R42365) profiles of Senators and representatives in selected Congresses since 1945. It includes data based on Representatives and Senators serving on the first day of the 79th, 82nd, 87th, 92nd, 97th, 102nd, and 107th–112th Congresses.
» Women in Congress
Since 1917 when the first woman was elected to Congress, over 300 women have served as Senators, Representatives and Delegates. This web site is based on the book "Women of Congress, 1917-2006." Post-2006 information is added as available.
» Women in Congress: Historical Overview, Tables, and Discussion (April 29, 2015)
This Congressional Research Service report (R43244) documents a total of 313 women have been elected or appointed to Congress, 202 Democrats and 111 Republicans between 1917-2015. In the 2015 114th Congress, four women have military service experience.