- Aaron Schock (R-IL), age 29, born May 28, 1981, is the youngest House member.
- Ralph Hall (R-TX), 87, born May 3, 1923, is the oldest House member, as well as the oldest current Member of Congress.
- Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), 87, born January 23, 1924, is the oldest member serving in the Senate.
- Mike Lee (RUT), 39, born June 4, 1971, is the youngest U.S. Senator.
A new blog entry from The Morning Delivery offers facts and information about the current US Congress. This data was compiled by the Congressional Research Service, and involves such characteristics as party affiliation, average age, occupation, education, religious affiliation, gender, ethnicity, and foreign births.