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Sixth Congressional District of Washington

Norman DeValois Dicks (born December 16, 1940), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1977, representing the Sixth Congressional District of Washington.


Born in Port Orchard, Washington, he attended the University of Washington, graduating with a degree in Law. Immediately upon graduation, he became legislative and administrative assistant to long-serving U.S. Senator Warren G. Magnuson of Washington State.


He was elected to the House in 1976, and was appointed in his first term to the House Appropriations Committee. He also serves on the Select Committee on Homeland Security.


Dicks won his fifteenth term in the election held on 2 November 2004.

Preceded by:
Floyd Hicks
U.S. Representative
Washington 6
Followed by:
Currently in office

External links

  • Official website (http://www.house.gov/dicks/)
  • Campaign website (http://trstrategies.com/normdicks/)

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News Reports (591 words)
Leslie Burger, Rep. Norm Dicks, D-Washington, and officials from the White House, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Veterans' Administration, the Army and the Department of Defense.
Dicks said that it is important for the government researchers to look at outside studies if they want to get to the bottom of the mystery.
Dicks said the military has "very limited capability to detect biological weapons" and the equipment used in the Gulf was "very primitive." He said that government researchers have agreed to conduct "a protocol" on Nicolson's study beginning next month.
Online NewsHour: Cox Report -- May 25, 1999 (2936 words)
NORM DICKS: This is the officials who are trying to put this program into place and the people from the FBI who were given the responsibility were not given direct access to the Secretary of Energy's office.
NORM DICKS: Well, I think what we do is take the recommendations that we've made in our report - President Clinton - I met with him with Chris - and he has said that he will implement the recommendations from our report.
NORM DICKS: Jim, on this subject I believe Secretary Richardson has already said he is doing a disciplinary review in the Department of Energy.
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