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Biden's Big Bill on Brink of House Votes, But Fights Remain

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in the House appear on the verge of advancing President Joe Biden’s $1.85 trillion-and-growing domestic policy package alongside... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in the House appear on the verge of advancing President Joe Biden’s $1.85 trillion-and-growing domestic policy package alongside a companion $1 trillion infrastructure bill in what would be a dramatic political accomplishment — if they can push it... Read More

2020-11-13 19:15:08
by TWN Staff
TX-17: Pete Sessions (R)

About Sessions: Born and raised in Waco, Texas, Sessions distinguished himself early in life by earning the rank of Eagle... Read More

About Sessions: Born and raised in Waco, Texas, Sessions distinguished himself early in life by earning the rank of Eagle Scout, the Boy Scouts of America's highest honor. In fact, accounts of his early life are absolutely idyllic. He attended... Read More

2020-11-04 12:34:12
by TWN Staff
TX-13: Ronny Jackson (R)

About Jackson: Dr. Ronny Jackson is familiar name to some, his having served as the attending physician and later, a... Read More

About Jackson: Dr. Ronny Jackson is familiar name to some, his having served as the attending physician and later, a medical advisor, to President Donald Trump. Jackson retired from the U.S. Navy as a Rear Admiral in December 2019,after 25... Read More

2020-11-04 12:30:31
by TWN Staff
TX-11: August Pfluger (R)

About Pfluger: August Pfluger has served his country as a fighter pilot, member of the National Security Council and advisor... Read More

About Pfluger: August Pfluger has served his country as a fighter pilot, member of the National Security Council and advisor to President Donald Trump. Pfluger entered the U.S. Air Force Academy immediately after high school and spent the next two... Read More

2020-11-03 10:29:19
by TWN Staff
TX-32: Genevieve Collins (R)

About Collins:   Genevieve Collins is a 7th Generation Texan. Her grandmother, Calvert Collins, was a trailblazer; the first woman... Read More

About Collins:   Genevieve Collins is a 7th Generation Texan. Her grandmother, Calvert Collins, was a trailblazer; the first woman elected to the Dallas City Council.  A graduate of SMU’s Cox School of Business and renowned local businesswoman, Collins was... Read More

2020-11-03 10:23:46
by TWN Staff
TX-32: Colin Allred (D)

About Allred:  Colin Allread attended Dallas public schools, where his mom was a teacher for part of her 27-year career... Read More

About Allred:  Colin Allread attended Dallas public schools, where his mom was a teacher for part of her 27-year career in public education. With the help of his family, community, and coaches, Allred was able to attend some of the... Read More

2020-11-03 10:15:59
by TWN Staff
OH-12: Alaina Shearer (D)

About Shearer: Alaina Shearer is a mom and a business owner. Born and raised in Delaware, Ohio, Alaina Shearer graduated... Read More

About Shearer: Alaina Shearer is a mom and a business owner. Born and raised in Delaware, Ohio, Alaina Shearer graduated from Ohio University with a degree in broadcast journalism. She went on to win two Associated Press awards as a... Read More

2020-11-03 10:08:58
by TWN Staff
OH-12: Troy Balderson (R)

About Balderson: Troy Balderson is a member of the Small Business, Transportation & Infrastructure, Agriculture and Science, Space, and Technology... Read More

About Balderson: Troy Balderson is a member of the Small Business, Transportation & Infrastructure, Agriculture and Science, Space, and Technology Committees in Congress. Prior to serving in Congress, he was a State Senator for Ohio’s 20th District, where he served... Read More

2020-11-03 10:02:40
by TWN Staff
OH-10: Desiree Tims (D)

About Tims: Desiree Tims was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio, and is a product of Dayton Public Schools. Inspired... Read More

About Tims: Desiree Tims was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio, and is a product of Dayton Public Schools. Inspired by her grandfather, who was forced to leave school at age six to support his family as a sharecropper in... Read More

2020-11-03 09:57:22
by TWN Staff
OH-10: Mike Turner (R)

About Turner: Rep. Mike Turner is a lifelong resident of Southwest Ohio. His father worked in the manufacturing industry in... Read More

About Turner: Rep. Mike Turner is a lifelong resident of Southwest Ohio. His father worked in the manufacturing industry in Dayton for over 40 years, and his mother taught elementary school in the Huber Heights School District. Growing up, Turner... Read More

2020-11-03 09:47:07
by TWN Staff
OH-01: Kate Schroder (D)

About Schroder: Kate Schroder is a health care leader and a bi-partisan problem solver. A fifth generation Cincinnatian, a cancer... Read More

About Schroder: Kate Schroder is a health care leader and a bi-partisan problem solver. A fifth generation Cincinnatian, a cancer survivor and a mom, Schroder has spent her career lowering health care costs and improving health outcomes. Schroder has been... Read More

2020-11-03 09:37:46
by TWN Staff
OH-01: Steve Chabot (R)

About Chabot: Rep. Steve Chabot has served Ohio's First Congressional District for 24 years. A lifelong Cincinnatian, Chabot previously served... Read More

About Chabot: Rep. Steve Chabot has served Ohio's First Congressional District for 24 years. A lifelong Cincinnatian, Chabot previously served as a Cincinnati City Councilman and Hamilton County Commissioner for five years each prior to being elected to Congress in... Read More

2020-11-03 09:28:44
by TWN Staff
NY-01: Nancy Goroff (D)

About Goroff: Nancy Goroff graduated from Harvard University with a degree in chemistry in 1990 and earned a Ph.D. in... Read More

About Goroff: Nancy Goroff graduated from Harvard University with a degree in chemistry in 1990 and earned a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1994. Goroff says, “We are facing a global pandemic, and... Read More

2020-11-03 09:21:59
by TWN Staff
NY-01: Lee Zeldin (R)

About Zeldin: Lee Zeldin was born and raised on Long Island. He grew up in Suffolk County and graduated from... Read More

About Zeldin: Lee Zeldin was born and raised on Long Island. He grew up in Suffolk County and graduated from William Floyd High School in Mastic Beach. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at... Read More

2020-11-03 09:15:38
by TWN Staff
NV-03: Daniel Rodimer (R)

About Rodimer : Daniel Rodimer dedicates much of his time to volunteering with charities. Child Haven, an organization he helped... Read More

About Rodimer : Daniel Rodimer dedicates much of his time to volunteering with charities. Child Haven, an organization he helped found during his time at Ave Maria School of Law in south Florida, helps underprivileged kids celebrate Christmas.  He serves... Read More

2020-11-03 08:50:19
by TWN Staff
NV-03: Susie Lee (D)

About Lee: Susie Lee was born to a working class family in Canton, Ohio. Her father was a military veteran... Read More

About Lee: Susie Lee was born to a working class family in Canton, Ohio. Her father was a military veteran who worked at a steel plant, while her mother stayed at home to care for the family of eight kids. ... Read More

2020-11-03 08:45:52
by TWN Staff
NJ-07: Tom Kean, Jr. (R)

About Kean: Tom Kean, Jr., is grandson of former U.S. Rep. Robert Kean and son of former Gov. Thomas H.... Read More

About Kean: Tom Kean, Jr., is grandson of former U.S. Rep. Robert Kean and son of former Gov. Thomas H. Kean, Sr.  While studying history at Dartmouth College, Dartmouth’s Exchange Program granted Kean the opportunity to transform classroom learning into... Read More

2020-11-03 08:38:42
by TWN Staff
NJ-07: Tom Malinowski (D)

About Malinowski: Tom Malinowski was born in Communist Poland at the height of the Cold War, where he lived with... Read More

About Malinowski: Tom Malinowski was born in Communist Poland at the height of the Cold War, where he lived with his mother until he was six years old. One of his earliest memories is of his mom paying off a... Read More

2020-11-03 08:31:25
by TWN Staff
NJ-03: David Richter (R)

About Richter: David Richter is the former chief executive officer of Hill International, a New York Stock Exchange-listed global professional... Read More

About Richter: David Richter is the former chief executive officer of Hill International, a New York Stock Exchange-listed global professional services firm that provides construction management services on building and infrastructure projects worldwide. Richter grew up in and has spent... Read More

2020-11-03 08:22:58
by TWN Staff
NJ-03: Andy Kim (D)

About Kim: Andy Kim’s father was raised in an orphanage and mother grew up in a poor farming community. His... Read More

About Kim: Andy Kim’s father was raised in an orphanage and mother grew up in a poor farming community. His father went on to become a Ph.D. scientist and his mother became a nurse and helped serve thousands of people... Read More

2020-11-03 08:17:20
by TWN Staff
MN-02: Tyler Kistner (R)

About Kistner:  Tyler Kistner was born and raised in Minnesota. He recently got off active duty after nine years of... Read More

About Kistner:  Tyler Kistner was born and raised in Minnesota. He recently got off active duty after nine years of service in the U.S. Marine Corps. Kistner served in the Marine Special Operations Forces, the Marine Raiders.  Kistner graduated from... Read More

2020-11-03 07:58:58
by TWN Staff
MN-02: Angie Craig (D)

About Craig:  Angie Craig represents Minnesota’s Second Congressional District.  Craig worked two jobs to help put herself through college.   Years... Read More

About Craig:  Angie Craig represents Minnesota’s Second Congressional District.  Craig worked two jobs to help put herself through college.   Years later, she moved to Minnesota and fell in love with the strong communities and quality of life. She and her... Read More

2020-11-03 07:54:26
by TWN Staff
MN-1: Dan Feehan (D)

About Feehan:  Growing up in Red Wing, Minn., Dan Feehan was inspired by the public service of his parents and... Read More

About Feehan:  Growing up in Red Wing, Minn., Dan Feehan was inspired by the public service of his parents and the election of the late Paul Wellstone. After September 11, 2001, Feehan signed up for Army ROTC in college.  From... Read More

2020-11-03 07:49:37
by TWN Staff
MN-01: Jim Hagedorn (R)

About Hagedon:  Rep. Jim Hagedorn was born in Blue Earth, Minn., in 1962, to Tom and Kathleen. He grew up... Read More

About Hagedon:  Rep. Jim Hagedorn was born in Blue Earth, Minn., in 1962, to Tom and Kathleen. He grew up on a 160-acre grain and livestock farm outside of Truman. Beginning at age 18, Hagedorn worked full-time jobs as a... Read More

2020-11-03 07:39:53
by TWN Staff
MI-11: Eric Esshaki (R)

About Esshaki:   While attending Wayne State University, Esshaki worked as a nursing assistant at a local hospital. He left... Read More

About Esshaki:   While attending Wayne State University, Esshaki worked as a nursing assistant at a local hospital. He left the university and enrolled in a vocational school in Toledo, Ohio, where he earned a certificate degree in practical nursing. ... Read More

2020-11-03 07:34:07
by TWN Staff
MI-11: Haley Stevens (D)

About Stevens:  Rep. Haley Stevens grew up in Rochester Hills, Mich., and graduated from Seaholm High School in Birmingham. She... Read More

About Stevens:  Rep. Haley Stevens grew up in Rochester Hills, Mich., and graduated from Seaholm High School in Birmingham. She earned a master’s degree in social policy and philosophy and a bachelor’s degree in political science and philosophy from American... Read More

2020-11-03 07:27:01
by TWN Staff
MI-08 Paul Junge (R)

About Junge:  Paul Junge worked in his family business that maintained housing for military families. Junge was a deputy district... Read More

About Junge:  Paul Junge worked in his family business that maintained housing for military families. Junge was a deputy district attorney who worked in the domestic violence unit to protect battered women and abused children. He was the Fox47 television... Read More

2020-11-03 07:18:38
by TWN Staff
MI-08 Elissa Slotkin (D)

About Slotkin:  Elissa Slotkin serves the residents of Michigan’s 8th Congressional District, a district that includes Ingham, Livingston, and North... Read More

About Slotkin:  Elissa Slotkin serves the residents of Michigan’s 8th Congressional District, a district that includes Ingham, Livingston, and North Oakland Counties.  After the 9/11 terrorist attacks, she was recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency to be a Middle East... Read More

2020-11-03 06:51:30
by TWN Staff
MI-06 Fred Upton (R)

About Upton:  Fred Upton represents Southwest Michigan’s Sixth Congressional District.   Prior to his election to Congress, he worked for President... Read More

About Upton:  Fred Upton represents Southwest Michigan’s Sixth Congressional District.   Prior to his election to Congress, he worked for President Ronald Reagan in the Office of Management and Budget. From 2010 to 2016, Upton was selected by his House colleagues... Read More

2020-11-03 06:39:42
by TWN Staff
ME-02: Dale Crafts (R)

About Crafts: Dale Crafts has family roots that go back to the Mayflower and he has ancestors that have been... Read More

About Crafts: Dale Crafts has family roots that go back to the Mayflower and he has ancestors that have been involved in the fight for freedom since the start of the American Revolution.  He grew up in Lisbon, Maine. He... Read More

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