111th House of Representatives Trivia

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FactMember of CongressAdditional Fun Fact
The YoungestFirst Congressman born in the 1980s
The Oldest58 years older than the youngest member
Longest ServingSworn in 1955. His office is in the Rayburn House Office Building, completed in 1965
Husband is also a CongressmanShe is a Congresswoman, the wife of a Congressman, and the widow of a Congressman
Wife is also CongresswomanGreat-Grandfather owned and managed the Philadelphia Althetics
Younger brother is his state's Senior SenatorIf you live in Warren, Michigan, these brothers make up 2/3rd of your congressional representation
Younger brother is Secretary of the InteriorYounger brother was formal his Senator
Younger brother is CongressmanTheir aunt Mitra is the first wife of Fidel Castro
Older brother is a CongressmanThey really don't like their aunt's ex husband
Younger sister is a CongresswomanKnown for her signature Christmas Cards
FactMember of CongressAdditional Fun Fact
Older sister is a CongresswomanSpells her name with an accent, while her sister does not. Also the best female player on the Congressional baseball team
Highest Ranking Former Military OfficerThree Star Vice Admiral
First Iraq War Veteran ElectedParatrooper with the 82nd Airborne
Born in a Japanese Internment CampReplaced her late husband, who had held the seat for 25 years
Former Washington Redskins QuarterbackWith a Touchdown to Interception ratio of 15-33, ESPN rated him the 4th biggest NFL Draft bust of all time
Lauched ProFlowers.comOne of three openly gay members of Congress
Once referred to Rep. Adam Putnam as a 'Howdy Doody Looking Nimrod' on the House floor'I will not yield!' (seriously, look this up on YouTube)
First Muslim elected to Congressin 2009, he was one of seven members of Congress arrested while protest the Sudanese Embassy
Chairman of the Congressional Bicycle CaucusHe also sponsored the Captive Primate Safety Act, which bars the inter-state sale or purchase of non-human primates for personal possession between states and from outside of the country
Ends every floor speech with 'and thats just the way it is'.While discussing the Iraq War, quoted Nathaniel Bedford Forest, founder of the Klu Klux Klan

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