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.