POLITICS

NONE Of The New GOP Congress Members Has Served In The Military...

Below are the bios of the GOP's freshman congressional class. Note that not one new GOP congress member has served in the military.

Rep.-Elect Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) 22nd District

Born: January 26, 1965 Religion: Baptist Family: Wife, Judy McCarthy; two children Education: Bakersfield College, attended 1984-85; California State U., Bakersfield, B.S. 1989, M.B.A. 1994 Military Service: None Career: Congressional district aide; deli owner

---- Rep.-Elect Doug Lamborn (R-CO) 5th District

Born: May 24, 1954 Religion: Christian Family: Wife, Jeanie Lamborn; five children Education: U. of Kansas, B.S. 1978 (journalism), J.D. 1985 Military Service: None Career: Lawyer

---- Rep.-Elect Gus Bilirakis (R-Fla.) 9th District

Born: February 8, 1963 Religion: Greek Orthodox Family: Wife, Eva Bilirakis; four children Education: St. Petersburg Junior College, attended 1981-83; U. of Florida, B.A. 1986; Stetson U., J.D. 1989 Military Service: None Career: Lawyer; college instructor

---- Rep.-Elect Bill Sali (R-ID) 1st District

Born: February 17, 1954 Religion: Evangelical Family: Wife, Terry Sali; six children Education: Boise State U., B.B.A. 1981; U. of Idaho, J.D. 1984 Military Service: None Career: Lawyer; musician; heavy equipment warehouse clerk

---- Rep.-Elect Peter Roskam (R-IL) 6th District

Born: September 13, 1961 Religion: Anglican Family: Wife, Elizabeth Roskam; four children Education: U. of Illinois, B.A. 1983 (political science); Illinois Institute of Technology, J.D. 1989 Military Service: None Career: Lawyer; education scholarship nonprofit executive director; congressional aide; teacher

---- Rep.-Elect Tim Walberg (R-MI) 7th District

Residence: Tipton Born: April 12, 1951 Religion: Protestant Family: Wife, Sue Walberg; three children Education: Western Illinois U., attended 1969-70; Fort Wayne Bible College, B.S. 1975; Wheaton College (Ill.), M.A. 1978 Military Service: None Career: Religious school fundraiser; education think tank president; minister

---- Rep.-Elect Michele Bachmann (R-MN) 6th District

Born: April 6, 1956 Religion: Evangelical Lutheran Family: Husband, Marcus Bachmann; five children Education: Winona State U., B.A. 1978 (political science & English); Oral Roberts U., J.D. 1986; College of William and Mary, LL.M. 1988 (tax law) Military Service: None Career: Homemaker; U.S. Treasury Department lawyer

---- Rep.-Elect Adrian Smith (R-NE) 3rd District

Born: December 19, 1970 Religion: Christian Family: Single Education: Liberty U., attended 1989-90; U. of Nebraska, B.S. 1993 Military Service: None Career: Storage company owner; realtor; education workshop coordinator; substitute teacher

---- Rep.-Elect Dean Heller (R-NV) 2nd District

Born: May 10, 1960 Religion: Mormon Family: Wife, Lynne Heller; four children Education: U. of Southern California, B.S. 1985 Military Service: None Career: Commercial banker; chief deputy state treasurer; stockbroker

---- Rep.-Elect Jim Jordan (R-OH) 4th District

Born: February 17, 1964 Religion: Christian non-denominational Family: Wife, Polly Jordan; four children Education: U. of Wisconsin, B.S. 1986; Ohio State U., M.A. 1991; Capital U., J.D. 2001 Military Service: None Career: College wrestling coach

---- Rep.-Elect Mary Fallin (R-OK) 5th District

Born: December 9, 1954 Religion: Christian non-denominational Family: Divorced; two children Education: Oklahoma Baptist U., attended 1973-75; Oklahoma State U., B.S. 1977; U. of Central Oklahoma, attended 1979-81 Military Service: None Career: Real estate broker; hotel properties manager; state tourism agency official

---- Rep.-Elect David Davis (R--TN) 1st District

Born: November 6, 1959 Religion: Baptist Family: Wife, Joyce Davis; two children Education: California College for Health Sciences, A.S. 1983, Milligan College, B.S. 1991 Military Service: None Career: Oxygen therapy clinic owner; medical equipment company owner; respiratory therapist