“house” Charts

Our Representative Body is Not Very Representative »

The U.S. may be a melting pot of cultures and ethnicities, but wealthy, white males comprise the vast majority of…

United for a Fair Economy
by: United for a Fair Economy
views: 192
Score: 6

112th Least Productive Congress, 113th Might Be Even Worse »

The 112th Congress was the least productive in recorded history. And yet, the current Congress is, as of now, even…

No Labels
by: No Labels
views: 433
Score: 6

Got Diversity? See How The US Government Measures Up »

Currently the 113th Congress is the most diverse ever, yet 82% is white and 81% is male. Of the nine…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 306
Score: 4

#ScrapPork: 2010 Pork Barrel Spending in U.S. House of Reps. »

Four out of the top five total earmark spenders are Democrats. In addition, Democrat Jim Moran ranked second in top…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 154
Score: 2

GOP Incumbent Historic Loss to Tea Party Opponent »

Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, has lost the Virginia Republican Primary to Tea Party opponent David Brat. Brat lead a…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 65
Score: 1

Paul Ryan's Popularity Problem »

Since assuming the position of Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan has faced a number of challenges, one of which…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 93

Ever Wonder Why Congress Is Stagnant? This Might Be Why... »

Should it really be so surprising that Congress has trouble with progress, given the fact that the same people are…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 564

It's Harder To Pass A Bill Than You Think... »

Congress is a graveyard of bills that failed to become laws. In fact, for the 113th Congress, over 5700 separate…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 80

The Price Tag Of A Congressional Seat »

Running for Congress takes guts, determination, and money. Lots of money. In order to secure a seat, the average House…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 107

Political Fortune Teller »

Gallup's poll of who adults think will control the House has been an accurate predictor of the midterm elections in…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 87