The Demographics of the 115th Congress: Immigrants Double and a Slight Decrease for Women in House

By Bian Elkhatib
Posted December 22, 2016 at 10:02pm
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The 115th Congress is generally more diverse than the 114th Congress, which effectively came to an end earlier this month. But a few demographic shifts for the new session, set to begin Jan. 3, are notable. Here’s a by-the-numbers glance at the differences from Congress to Congress.