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Adam Schiff
Adam Schiff

Adam B. Schiff (born June 20, 1960) is an American politician. He first served in the California State Senate. He has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 2001, representing the 29th District of California (map) and is a member of the House Judiciary Committee. The district includes Burbank, Glendale, and Pasadena. Image File history File links Rep. ... Image File history File links Rep. ... June 20 is the 171st day of the year (172nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 194 days remaining. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... The chamber of the United States House of Representatives is located in the south wing of the Capitol building, in Washington, D.C.. This photograph shows a rare glimpse of the four vote tallying boards (the blackish squares across the top), which display each members name and vote as... Official language(s) English Capital Largest city Sacramento Los Angeles Area  - Total   - Width   - Length    - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 3rd 158,302 sq mi  410,000 km² 250 miles  400 km 770 miles  1,240 km 4. ... U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary, or (more commonly) the House Judiciary Committee, is a standing committee of the United States House of Representatives. ... This article or section should be merged with Burbank, Los Angeles County, California This article is about the Burbank in Southern California. ... Nickname: The Jewel City Official website: http://www. ... Pasadena is a city located in Los Angeles County, California, United States. ...


Early life

He was born in Framingham, Massachusetts. He attended Stanford University and Harvard University and was a lawyer and a member of the California State Senate before entering the House. The town seal of Framingham Framingham is a town located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA. As of the 2000 census, it had a total population of 66,910, making it the most populous town in Massachusetts. ... The Leland Stanford Junior University, commonly known as Stanford University (or simply Stanford), is a private university located approximately 37 miles (60 kilometers) southeast of San Francisco in an [1] of Santa Clara County. ... Harvard University (incorporated as The President and Fellows of Harvard College) is a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. ... California State Senate Chamber in the State Capitol The California State Senate is the upper house of the California State Legislature. ...


Legislative record

During his tenure in the California State Senate, Schiff authored Senate Bill 1847, Chapter 1021. Signed into law in 1998, this created the Pasedena Blue Line Authority, which continued work on the stalled Gold Line. Metro Gold Line The Metro Gold Line of the Los Angeles County Metro Rail is a light rail line in Los Angeles County. ...


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California Congressional Delegation currently serving in the United States Congress
Senators : Dianne Feinstein (D), Barbara Boxer (D)
Representative(s) : Mike Thompson (D), Wally Herger (R), Dan Lungren (R), John T. Doolittle (R), Doris Matsui (D), Lynn C. Woolsey (D), George Miller (D), Nancy Pelosi (D), Barbara Lee (D), Ellen Tauscher (D), Richard Pombo (R), Tom Lantos (D), Pete Stark (D), Anna Eshoo (D), Mike Honda (D), Zoe Lofgren (D), Sam Farr (D), Dennis Cardoza (D), George Radanovich (R), Jim Costa (D), Devin Nunes (R), William M. Thomas (R), Lois Capps (D), Elton Gallegly (R), Howard McKeon (R), David Dreier (R), Brad Sherman (D), Howard Berman (D), Adam Schiff (D), Henry Waxman (D), Xavier Becerra (D), Hilda Solis (D), Diane Watson (D), Lucille Roybal-Allard (D), Maxine Waters (D), Jane Harman (D), Juanita Millender-McDonald (D), Grace Napolitano (D), Linda Sánchez (D), Ed Royce (R), Jerry Lewis (R), Gary Miller (R), Joe Baca (D), Ken Calvert (R), Mary Bono (R), Dana Rohrabacher (R), Loretta Sánchez (D), John Campbell (R), Darrell Issa (R), 50th District Vacant, Bob Filner (D), Duncan Hunter (R), Susan Davis (D)

Current Delegation: AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY | AS DC GU PR VI These are tables of congressional delegations from California in the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives. ... The 109th United States Congress is the current meeting of the United States legislature, comprised of the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into U.S. Congressional Delegations from California. ... Dianne Goldman Berman Feinstein (born June 22, 1933) is a Democratic U.S. Senator from California, a position she has held since 1992. ... Barbara Levy Boxer (born November 11, 1940) is an American politician and the current junior U.S. Senator from the State of California. ... 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Doris Matsui Doris Okada Matsui (born September 25, 1944) is an American politician of the Democratic Party who represents the Fifth Congressional District of California (Sacramento County, map) in the United States House of Representatives. ... Rep. ... George Miller (born May 17, 1945), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1975, representing the 7th District of California. ... Representative Nancy Pelosi Nancy Patricia DAlesandro Pelosi (born March 26, 1940) is the Minority Leader of the United States House of Representatives. ... Barbara Lee Barbara Lee (born July 16, 1946), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1998, representing the 9th District of California (map). ... Ellen OKane Tauscher (born November 15, 1951), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1997, representing the 10th District of California. ... Richard Pombo Richard William Pombo (born January 8, 1961), American politician, has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives since 1993, representing the 11th District of California. ... Tom Lantos Thomas Peter Lantos (born February 1, 1928 as Lantos Tamás Péter), American politician of Hungarian descent, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1981, representing the 12th District of California, located just south of San Francisco. ... Stark delivers his response to President George W. Bushs 2005 State of the Union address. ... Anna Georges Eshoo (born December 13, American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1993, representing the 14th District of California. ... Mike Honda Michael M. Honda (born June 27, 1941) is an American Democratic politician. ... Zoe Lofgren Zoe Lofgren (born Sue Lofgren on December 21, 1947), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1995, representing the 16th District of California (map), based in San Jose. ... Sam Farr Sam Farr (born July 4, 1941), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1993, representing the 17th District of California (map). ... Cardoza (left) meets with a constituent from Patterson, California during a town hall meeting. ... George Radanovich George P. Radanovich (born on June 20, 1955 to a Roman Catholic family of Croatian extraction), is a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives since 1995, representing the 19th District of California. ... Jim Costa (born April 13, 1952) is a Democratic politician from the U.S. state of California. ... Devin Nunes Devin Nunes (born October 1, 1973), American politician, has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives since 2003, representing the 21st District of California (map). ... Bill Thomas For other people named William Thomas, see William Thomas. ... Lois Capps Lois G. Capps (born January 10, 1938), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1998, representing the 23rd District of California (map), which consists of a long thin strip of coastline in Southern California and includes the cities of San... Elton Gallegly Elton W. 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Henry Waxman Henry Arnold Waxman (born September 12, 1939) is an American politician. ... Xavier Becerra Xavier Becerra (born January 26, 1958), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1993, representing the 31st District of California (map), which is based in Hollywood. ... Hilda Solis Hilda L. Solis (born October 20, 1957), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 2001, representing the 32nd District of California (map). ... Diane Edith Watson (born November 12, 1933), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 2001, representing the 33rd District of California (map). ... Lucille Roybal-Allard Lucille Roybal-Allard (born June 12, 1941), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1993, representing the 34th District of California (map), which includes Downtown Los Angeles. ... Maxine Waters Maxine Waters (born August 15, 1938), United States politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1991, representing the 35th District of California (map). ... Jane Harman Jane Lakes Harman (born June 28, 1945), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 2001, representing the 36th District of California (map). ... Juanita Millender-McDonald Juanita Millender-McDonald (born September 7, 1938), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1996, representing the 37th District of California (map), which includes most of South Central Los Angeles and the city of Long Beach, California. ... Grace Napolitano Grace Flores Napolitano (born December 4, 1936), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1999, representing the 38th District of California (map). ... Linda Sánchez Linda T. Sánchez (born January 28, 1969), an American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 2003, representing the 39th District of California (map). ... Ed Royce Edward Randall Royce (born October 12, 1951), American politician, has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives since 1993, representing the 40th District of California (map). ... Lewis speaks in his district about wildfire prevention. ... Gary G. Miller (born October 16, 1948), American politician, has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives since 1999, representing the 42nd District of California (map). ... Joe Baca (born January 23, 1947), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1999, representing the 43rd District of California. ... Ken Calvert (born June 8, 1953), American politician, has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives since 1993, representing the 44th Congressional District of California. ... Mary Whitaker Bono (born October 24, 1961), American politician, has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives since 1998, representing the 45th District of California (map) which includes most of central and eastern Riverside County, including Palm Springs. ... Dana Rohrabacher (born June 21, 1947) in Coronado, California, is an American politician, who has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives since 1989, representing the 46th District of California (map). ... Loretta Sánchez (born January 7, 1960), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1997. ... John Bayard Taylor Campbell III (born July 19, 1955) is a Republican U.S. politician, who is currently a California State Senator and the Representative-Elect for the California 48th Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. ... Darrell E. 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