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Ted Lieu's Biography

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On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House (CA) - District 36

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Post Office Box 1309
Torrance, CA 90505

23211 Hawthorne Blvd, 201A
Torrance, CA 90505

724-D Lincoln Blvd
Venice, CA 90291

1645 Corinth Ave, Suite 101
Los Angeles, CA 90025

1600 Rosecrans Avenue, Fourth Floor
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

403 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Full Name:

Ted W. Lieu

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Betty; 2 Children: Brennan, Austin

Birth Date:

03/29/1969

Birth Place:

Taipei, Taiwan

Home City:

Torrance, CA

Religion:

Catholic

JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 1994

BS/BA, Computer Science/Political Science, Stanford University, 1991

Representative, United States House of Representatives, California, District 33, 2014-present

Co-Chair, Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, United States House of Representatives

President, Freshman Democratic Class, United States House of Representatives

Democratic Assistant Whip, United States House of Representatives

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, California, District 36, 2022

Senator, California State Senate, District 28, 2011-2014

Assembly Member, California State Assembly, District 53, 2005-2010

Candidate, California State Attorney General, 2010

Candidate, California State Assembly, District 53, 2006, 2008

Member, Torrance City Council, 2002-2005

Member, Armenian Issues Caucus, present

Member, Autism Caucus, present

Member, Baltic Caucus, present

Member, Basic Education Caucus, present

Member, Bipartisan Campaign Finance Reform Caucus, present

Member, Bipartisan Congressional Cancer Prevention Caucus, present

Member, Congresional Childhood Cancer Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Air Force Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Animal Protection Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Arts Caucuses, present

Member, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Bipartisan Privacy Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Boating Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, present

Member, Congressional Caucus on India and Indian-Americans, present

Member, Congressional Caucus on the Internet of Things, present

Member, Congressional Coastal Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Creative Rights Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Dietary Supplement Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Friends of Wales Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Internet Caucus, present

Member, Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Native American Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Nepal Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Organic Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Ports Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Progressive Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Toy Caucus, present

Member, Energy Savings Performance Caucus, present

Member, Finland Caucus, present

Member, Fourth Amendment Caucus, present

Member, Friends of Jesuit Colleges and Universities Caucus, present

Member, Friends of Thailand Caucus, present

Member, Hidden Heroes Congressional Caucus, present

Member, House National Guard and Reserve Components Caucus, present

Member, House Philanthropy Caucus, present

Member, Japan Caucus, present

Member, Korea Caucus, present

Member, Labor and Working Families Caucus, present

Member, Lupus Caucus, present

Member, Macedonia Caucus, present

Member, Medical Technology Caucus, present

Member, National Parks Caucus, present

Member, Parkinson's Caucus, present

Member, Quiet Skies Caucus, present

Member, Safe Climate Caucus, present

Member, Sharing Economy Caucus, present

Member, Skin Cancer Caucus, present

Member, Tourette Syndrome Caucus, present

Member, United Service Organization Congressional Caucus, present

Member, United States-Phillippines Friendship Caucus, present

Former Member, Appropriations Committee, California State Senate

Former Member, Budget Committee, United States House of Representatives

Member, Congressional Arts Caucus

Former Member, Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Elections and Constitutional Committee, California State Senate

Former Member, Oversight and Government Reform Committee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Information Technology, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on National Security, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Foreign Affairs), United States House of Representatives

Former Member, The Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Colonel, United States Air Force Reserves, 2000-present

Former Judicial Clerk, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Attorney, UBS, 2003-2005

Attorney, Munger, Tolles & Olson, 2000-2003

Served, Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps, United States Air Force, 1995-1999

Member, Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change, present

Member, Bipartisan Task Force on Anti-Semitism, present

Member, Friends of Torrance Library, present

Member, Reserve Office Association, present

Member, Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce, present

Member, Torrance Historical Society, present

Board Member, Torrance/South Bay Young Men's Christian Association, present

Member, United States- China Working Group, present

Member, Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease

Member, Congressional Task Force on Seniors

Vice Chair, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

Member, Democratic Israel Working Group

Former Member, Environmental Quality and Energy Conservation Commission, Torrance City Council

Member, Friends of Madrona Marsh

Former Editor-in-Chief, Georgetown University Law Review

Member, Heal the Bay

Member, Marijuana Working Group

Former Member, Rampart Independent Review Panel

Former Member, Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity

Member, Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition

Board Member, Switzer Center School and Clinical Services

Awards:

One of the 12 top lawmakers in the nation 'worth watching' (2010, 2011) - Governing Magazine
Air Force Humanitarian Service Medal
Four American Jurisprudence Awards
Two Meritorious Service Medals

Spouse's Occupation:

Water Commissioner and a former California Deputy Attorney General

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