Below is a very interesting link to a recent New York Times
article that lists all the new members of Congress who are small business owners. From pizza restaurants to air conditioning companies to bug control to aerospace, their various ventures are all over the place. It seems as though a trend is taking place in which more business owners are becoming members of Congress. Per the article, last Tuesday’s election is sending 33 small business owners to Congress (in 2008 there were 11) . So if you want to run for Congress learn to run a business first. The article also gives detailed information on the specific operations of each business these members of congress members own and occasionally gives a short biography.
Read the article HERE .