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Democrats in U.S. House of Representatives

Profiles and backgrounds of Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, including leadership and rising, new leaders and voices.

Profile of Rep Emanuel Cleaver II of Missouri
Profile and background of Rep Emanuel Cleaver II of Missouri, Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus.

Profile of Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi of San Francisco
Nancy Pelosi, Democrat from San Francisco, made history in 2002 when she became the first woman elected House Democratic Leader. She stands firm for liberal causes, and is known as an gifted fundraiser.

Profile of Rep. Steny Hoyer, House Minority Whip
Background, profile of of Rep. Steny Hoyer, House Minority Whip, longtime friendly rival of House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, and 30-year House member.

Profile of Rep. James Clyburn of South Carolina
As House Majority Whip in the 110th Congress, Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) is the highest-ranking African-American in Congress, and the most powerful Democrat in his home state. Clyburn's annual Fish Fry is the Democratic political event of the year in South Carolina.

Profile of Rep Xavier Becerra of California
Profile and background of Rep Xavier Becerra of California, Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus.

Profile of Rep Judy Chu of California
Profile and background of Rep Judy Chu of California, the first Chinese-American woman in U.S. history elected to Congress.

Profile of Rep Karen Bass of California
Profile and background of Rep Karen Bass of California, former Speaker of the California State Assembly, only the second woman to hold that post.

Profile of Rep Keith Ellison of Minnesota
Profile and background of Rep Keith Ellison of Minnesota, Co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus.

Profile of Rep Raul Grijalva of Arizona
Profile and background of Rep Raul Grijalva of Arizona, Co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus.

Profile of Rep John Larsen of Connecticut
Profile and background of Rep John Larsen of Connecticut, Chair of the House Democratic Caucus

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