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Posted at 2:14 PM ET, 02/ 1/2011

Where did newly departed members of Congress find jobs?

By Ariana Eunjung Cha

Remapping Debate teamed up with the Center for Responsive Politics to track where members of the 111th Congress went after retiring, losing their races or declining to run for another term. The highest number went into the private sector -- no surprise to those in Washington who lament the revolving door between industry and the government. But a high number also went into academia, to other government entities or to non-profits. Here's the breakdown as of Jan. 31:

Academia-7
Government-9
Not-for-profit-5
Other-1
Private-15
Retired-6

The groups are now seeking information on senior staff members. Here's their still-incomplete list of where some former senior staff members are now:

By Ariana Eunjung Cha  | February 1, 2011; 2:14 PM ET
Categories:  Congress  
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Comments

Not a very user-friendly chart there...

Posted by: dc1020008 | February 1, 2011 5:10 PM | Report abuse

This was not the most user friendly interface.

Posted by: Anonymous | February 1, 2011 7:14 PM | Report abuse

Former Florida senate hopefull Charlie Crist is a slip and fall lawyer for the Florida law firm Morgan and Morgan. Staying sleazy!

Posted by: IamWright | February 1, 2011 8:42 PM | Report abuse

Adam Putnam was elected--not appointed--as Florida Agriculture Commissioner. In this capacity, his name will appear on every gas pump in the state, which is a great way to get name recognition for a future run for governor or senator.

Posted by: Anonymous | February 1, 2011 9:09 PM | Report abuse

Good information.

Crappy chart format.

Posted by: Benson | February 1, 2011 9:58 PM | Report abuse

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