James McGovern

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Democratic Massachusetts

U.S. House (Massachusetts 3)


Family: Wife: Lisa; 2 Children: Patrick, Molly

Born: 11/20/1959 Worcester, MA

Home: Worcester, Massachusetts

Religion: Roman Catholic

Education: MPA, Public Administration, American University, 1984 BA, History, American University, 1981

Profession: Senior Aide/Press Secretary/Legislative Staff, Office of Representative Joseph Moakley, United States House of Representatives, 1982-1996 Aide, Office of Senator George McGovern, United States Senate, 1981-1983

Political: Representative United States House of Representatives, 1996-present Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 3, 1994 State Campaign Manager, George McGovern Presidential Campaign, 1984 Regional Whip, United States House of Representatives

Congressional Membership: Co-Chair, House Hunger Caucus Vice Chair, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Equality Caucus Member, National Guard and Reserve Components Congressional Members Organization Member, Northeast Agricultural Caucus Member, Out of Iraq Caucus Member, Progressive Caucus Co-Chair, Tom Lantos Human Rights Caucus

Organization Membership: Volunteer, Mount Carmel House, 1985-1995 Board Member, Jesuit International Volunteers




Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, and Credit

Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management

Subcommittee on Rules and Organization of the House