Congressional aides are more racially diverse than ever before

Congressional staffers are more racially diverse than ever before, according to a LegiStorm analysis.

Twenty-two percent of aides in the House of Representatives are non-white; in the Senate 17% of aides were people of color.

Staffers working for Democratic lawmakers make up the majority of people of color working for Congress — around one in three staffers in the House and one in four in the Senate identify as non-white.

For the Republicans, 6% of

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