Name that member of Congress

Congress is not the most diverse place. There are 102 women (our of 535) in the Senate and House, according to the Congressional Research Service. There are 44 black politicians currently serving in Congress, and 37 Latino or Hispanic members. There are 13 Asian Americans or Pacific Islanders, and two American Indians. That leaves a lot of white men, many with white hair -- given that the average age of a member of the House is 57, and is 62 years old for the Senate. And, as we realized while looking through the House membership rolls earlier this week during the leadership elections, it can be hard to remember who is who. So, are you more skilled at recognizing members of Congress than the average American? Try our quiz and find out.

1

Which politician in hipster glasses below is California Rep. Buck McKeon?

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2

Which mustachioed politician pictured below is retiring Rep. George Miller of California?

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3

One of these congressman is the newly crowned House majority whip Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana. He's been in the news a bit lately. Do you know which one of the below congressman he is?

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Nope.

4

Which painting below depicts West Virginia Rep. Nick Rahall?

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5

Which politician is Sen. Richard Blumenthal from Connecticut?

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6

Which congressman pictured below is Texas Rep. Pete Sessions?

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7

Which congressman pictured below is Rep. Kevin McCarthy from California -- the new majority leader?

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8

Which politician below is Idaho's Mike Simpson?

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(Warner Bros.)

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9

Which politician with glasses pictured below is Michigan Rep. Kerry Bentivolio?

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10

Which of these politicians is Iowa Rep. Steve King?


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11

Oh no! More congressman with glasses! Which one is Rep. Rush Holt from New Jersey?

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12

Which of these politicians is West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin?

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13

Which politicians pictured below is Sen. Pat Leahy?

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