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Old 01-08-2015, 06:04 AM
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The new Congress is 80 percent white, 80 percent male and 92 percent Christian - The Washington Post

Old 01-08-2015, 06:08 AM
Location: Miami, FL
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It says this: "The trend is slow, but it's clear: Congress is getting a bit less white and a bit less male"
Old 01-08-2015, 06:09 AM
Location: Charlotte,NC, US, North America, Earth, Alpha Quadrant,Milky Way Galaxy
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Don't forget Tim Scott and Mia Love. They make it now totally "equal"
Old 01-08-2015, 06:12 AM
Location: NE Ohio
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And the Washington Post is 100% a garbage wrapper. Who would waste time digging into such useless information? What does it matter, even if it is true?
Old 01-08-2015, 06:27 AM
Location: Annandale, VA
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So it represents the majority of America. So what?
Old 01-08-2015, 06:34 AM
Location: Austin
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78% of the public is white, if including white Hispanics in the racial ratio. 50% of citizens are male. 77% of Americans identify as Christian. Looks like the Congress represents a fairly close percentage with the population in USA.
Old 01-08-2015, 06:38 AM
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Let's drum the White Christians out of government for sure, look at how great it's working for France.
Old 01-08-2015, 06:42 AM
Location: annandale, va & slidell, la
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Sounds like a great place to be!
Old 01-08-2015, 06:43 AM
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I'm trying to think of minority white legislatures I'd rather have...Aside from the Japanese Diet, none come to mind.
Old 01-08-2015, 06:45 AM
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Makeup more or less reflects America. What is controversial (Politics & other Controversies CD board) about this? Congress' makeup is changing, as it should to reflect what is America. Nothing controversial about that.
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