The Almanac of American Politics, published bianually by National Journal, is a compendium of just about every bit of information a political junkie could learn; the new 2007 edition runs almost 2,000 pages.
Some of the surprises in the book include how many members of Congress have degrees from area colleges and universities.
20 - Georgetown University
13 - George Washington University
7 - University of Maryland
5 - American University
3 - Catholic University
2 - Howard University
1 - Trinity
This article can be found in the December 2007 issue of The Washingtonian.