1. Find out who your Congressmen (including your Senators and your Representative) are in the
United States Congress. Keep in mind that you have two Senators and one Representative. You
should be discussing no more or less than 3 people in your paper.
The Congressmen representing my area are”
Senator Marco Rubio (Republican)
Senator Bill Nelson
Representative John Mica (Republican)
2. How long have they been in office? What is their party? What does their biography look like?
Do they have children? What is their religious affiliation, occupation, education, etc.? Include
any other information that you find interesting or relevant.
Senator Marco Rubio was elected into Senate on Nov. 2, 2010 and is a member of the
Republican Party. Sen. Rubio was born in Miami, and his parents are immigrants from Cuba.
He is married and has 4 children. From 2007 until 2009 he served as Speaker of the Florida
House of Representatives. He attended a couple community colleges, before graduating from the
University of Florida. After that he moved on to the University of Miami School of Law where
he earned his Law Degree. Rubio follows the Catholic religion, and was confirmed and married
in a Catholic Church.
Senator Bill Nelson was elected into Senate in November 2000; prior to that he served 6
years as a member of the Florida Cabinet. Like Rubio, Nelson was born in Miami. He attended
public schools in Melbourne, Fl, and graduated from Melbourne High school. After high school,
Nelson attended University of Florida, transferred to Yale University, and in the end received a
law degree from University of Virginia. Nelson served for the U.S Army Reserves for 2 years,
gaining the title of Captain, he stayed in the Army for an additional year. Nelson was admitted
to the Florida Bar in 1968, and practiced law until 1970. Nelson was raised Baptist, and now
attends Presbyterian Church. He is married and...
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