Los Angeles Business Journal

New Members of Congress Bring Diverse Experiences

Friday, November 9, 2012

Becoming a member of Congress is one of the hardest jobs to get. But there are a couple of well-worn pathways to election: Law degrees, political science expertise, and experience in local governing are de rigueur. Those credentials aren’t for everyone, however, and the newest crop of House lawmakers have some work experience that may surprise you, the Los Angeles Daily News reports.