New Members to Watch

MN-03: Dean Phillips (D) Minnesota
MN-03: Dean Phillips (D)
November 6, 2018
by Christina Paulos

My life began differently than many know. My parents, DeeDee Cohen and Artie Pfefer, met at St. Paul Central High School and were married in 1967. Raised by my grandma Ruth, a single mother who worked at a local department store to make ends meet, Artie grew up with very limited resources but big dreams. Read More

MN-05: Ilhan Omar (D) Minnesota
MN-05: Ilhan Omar (D)
November 7, 2018
by Christina Paulos

Born in Somalia, Ilhan and her family fled the country's civil war when she was eight-years-old. They lived in a refugee camp in Kenya for four years before coming to the United States, eventually settling in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis in 1997. Read More

MN-08: Pete Stauber (R) Minnesota
MN-08: Pete Stauber (R)
November 5, 2018
by Christina Paulos

After receiving a scholarship to play hockey at Lake Superior State University, Pete became the team captain and led the Lakers to a Division I National Championship in 1988. One major highlight of the victory was when Stauber and his teammates had the opportunity to visit the White House and... Read More

MS-03: Michael Guest (R) Mississippi
MS-03: Michael Guest (R)
January 2, 2019
by Christina Paulos

Michael Guest is the current District Attorney for Madison and Rankin Counties, and is a Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in Mississippi’s Third Congressional District. Michael is a lifelong conservative... Read More

ND-At Large: Kelly Armstrong (R) New Members to Watch
ND-At Large: Kelly Armstrong (R)
January 2, 2019
by Christina Paulos

After graduating from Dickinson High School in 1995, Kelly attended the University of North Dakota and obtained a bachelor’s degree in 2001. He then attended UND law school, graduating in 2003. Kelly returned home... Read More

NH-01: Chris Pappas (D) New Hampshire
NH-01: Chris Pappas (D)
November 5, 2018
by Christina Paulos

Born and raised in Manchester, Chris Pappas is a small business owner and community-minded leader who has taken a principal role in addressing some of New Hampshire’s most pressing challenges. From creating new jobs to confronting the opioid crisis and ensuring the delivery of quality... Read More

NJ-02: Jeff Van Drew (D) New Jersey
NJ-02: Jeff Van Drew (D)
September 8, 2018
by Christina Paulos

A dentist, state Senator, and lifelong advocate for South Jersey, Sen. Van Drew has delivered real results for veterans, seniors, consumers and children. Read More

NJ-03: Andy Kim (D) New Jersey
NJ-03: Andy Kim (D)
September 8, 2018
by Christina Paulos

Andy Kim is a national security expert and a Rhodes Scholar who served two years as President Obama’s Director for Iraq in the White House National Security Council. Read More

NJ-07: Tom Malinowski (D) New Jersey
NJ-07: Tom Malinowski (D)
November 5, 2018
by Christina Paulos

I was born in Communist Poland at the height of the Cold War, where I lived with my mother until I was 6 years old. One of my earliest memories is of my mom paying off a corrupt official to get the passports that would allow us to come to America. Read More

NJ-11: Mikie Sherrill (D) New Jersey
NJ-11: Mikie Sherrill (D)
September 8, 2018
by Christina Paulos

After graduating from the United States Naval Academy in 1994, Mikie spent almost 10 years on active duty in the United States Navy. She flew missions throughout Europe and the Middle East as a Sea King helicopter pilot. Read More

NM-01: Deb Haaland (D) New Mexico
NM-01: Deb Haaland (D)
November 7, 2018
by Christina Paulos

I believe New Mexico can be a place of strong, safe communities where our kids can be happy growing up, and can build a life here when they are grown. I have a track record of standing up to Donald Trump, and I will continue to hold him and Republicans accountable. Read More

NM-02: Xochitl Torres Small (D) New Mexico
NM-02: Xochitl Torres Small (D)
September 8, 2018
by Christina Paulos

Growing up in the desert, Xochitl knows that our jobs and our future depend on protecting our water. Now, as an attorney at Kemp Smith LLP, Xochitl works with local governments, farmers, developers, and conservationists to best use this shared resource. Read More

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