In The States

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MI-06 Jon Hoadley (D)
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MI-06 Jon Hoadley (D)
2020-11-03 06:44:31
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About Hoadley:  Hoadley comes from a family of educators. His mother and father, Michael and Diane, were university professors and administrators and his aunts and cousins have been teachers. Hoadley’s sister, Sara, became a teacher too. For the past five... Read More

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

ME-02: Jared Golden (D)
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ME-02: Jared Golden (D)
2020-11-03 06:30:32
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About Golden: Jared Golden was born in Lewiston and was raised in Leeds, a small town in Maine’s Second Congressional District. After the September 11th attacks, he enlisted in the Marine Corps infantry and served combat tours in Iraq and... Read More

KS-03: Amanda Adkins (R)
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KS-03: Amanda Adkins (R)
2020-11-03 06:22:55
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About Adkins: Amanda L. Adkins is a businesswoman and mother. For the past 15 years, she has worked as an executive at Cerner Corporation, a Kansas City-based health care and information technology company. As vice president of Strategic Growth, Adkins... Read More

KS-03: Sharice Davids (D)
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KS-03: Sharice Davids (D)
2020-11-03 06:16:05
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About Davids:  Representative Davids was raised by a single mother who served in the Army for 20 years. After graduating from Leavenworth High School, she worked her way through Johnson County Community College and the University of Missouri-Kansas City before... Read More

IL-14: Jim Oberweis (R)
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IL-14: Jim Oberweis (R)
2020-11-03 06:07:52
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About Oberweis : Jim Oberweis is an entrepreneur, family man, and conservative. A native of Illinois’ Fox Valley region, Oberweis graduated from Marmion Military Academy before going on to earn a B.A. from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and,... Read More

IL-14: Lauren Underwood (D)
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IL-14: Lauren Underwood (D)
2020-11-03 05:54:38
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About Underwood: Lauren Underwood is currently serving the 14th district in Congress. She is the first woman to represent the district. At 33, she is the youngest Black woman ever elected to Congress. Underwood grew up in Naperville. She is... Read More

FL-16: Margaret Good (D)
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FL-16: Margaret Good (D)
2020-11-03 05:48:27
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About Good:  As a state representative, Good has built a reputation as a legislator who reaches across the aisle to find solutions to help Floridians. Her mother is a retired nurse and her father, a fourth generation Floridian, was an... Read More

FL-16 Vern Buchanan (R)
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FL-16 Vern Buchanan (R)
2020-11-03 04:34:18
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About Buchanan:  U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan is co-chair of the bipartisan 29-member Florida congressional delegation and currently serves on the House Ways and Means Committee, which has jurisdiction over tax policy, international trade, health care, welfare, Social Security and Medicare.... Read More

CA-48: Michelle Steel (R)
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CA-48: Michelle Steel (R)
2020-11-03 04:24:19
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About Steel:  As a young adult, Steel came to America with her mother and two younger sisters from South Korea. Like so many before her and many more after her, Steel’s family came to America searching for opportunities with the... Read More

CA-48: Harley Rouda (D)
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CA-48: Harley Rouda (D)
2020-11-03 04:19:45
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About Rouda:  Harley Rouda is a businessman, husband, and father, serving California’s 48th Congressional district. Rouda has reached across the aisle to help pass commonsense and bipartisan legislation.  Rouda’s office has recovered over $2 million for Orange County families and... Read More

CA-45: Greg Raths (R)
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CA-45: Greg Raths (R)
2020-11-03 04:13:30
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About Raths:  Raths moved to Orange County in 1977 when he was assigned to the El Toro Marine Corps Air Station flying the F-4 Phantom II. Raths met his wife Luci in 1980, married in 1982, and Orange County has... Read More

CA-45: Katie Porter (D)
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CA-45: Katie Porter (D)
2020-11-03 04:05:21
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About Porter:  Porter is serving her first term representing California's 45th Congressional District. She has spent nearly 20 years as a consumer protection attorney.   Before the housing bubble burst, Porter was one of the first to sound the alarm about... Read More

CA-10: Ted Howze (R)
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CA-10: Ted Howze (R)
2020-11-03 03:55:09
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About Howze:  Ted Howze is a lifelong resident of the Central Valley. Howze grew up on a farm south of Fresno where he worked in the fields through college. Howze then attended the University of California at Davis where he... Read More

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