News & Politics

Capital Countdown

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.