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Darrell Issa's Biography

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Full Name:

Darrell E. Issa

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Kathy; 1 Child: William

Birth Date:

11/01/1953

Birth Place:

Cleveland, OH

Home City:

Vista, CA

Religion:

Christian Eclectic: Father-Catholic, Mother-Mormon, raised in a Jewish neighborhood as a Lebanese American

AA, General Studies, Kent State University, 1976

BA, Business, Siena Heights University, 1976

Representative, United States House of Representatives, District 49, 2001-2019

Candidate, United States Senate, 1998

Member, America Supports You Caucus, present

Member, Armenian Caucus, present

Member, Army Caucus, present

Member, Arthritis Caucus, present

Member, Childhood Cancer Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Caucus on Intellectual Property and Piracy Prevention, present

Member, Congressional Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Awareness Caucus, present

Member, Creative Rights Caucus, present

Member, Cut Flower Caucus, present

Member, Diabetes Caucus, present

Member, Entertainment Industries Caucus, present

Co-Chair, European Union Caucus, present

Member, Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) Caucus, present

Member, Friends of Australia Caucus, present

Member, General Aviation Caucus, present

Member, Health Center Caucus, present

Member, Heart and Stroke Coalition, present

Member, Horse Caucus, present

Member, House Navy/Marine Corps Caucus, present

Member, House Republican Israel Caucus, present

Member, House Specialty Crops Caucus, present

Member, Human Trafficking Caucus, present

Member, Internet Caucus, present

Member, Kidney Caucus, present

Member, Lupus Caucus, present

Member, Medical Technology Caucus, present

Member, Men's Health Caucus, present

Member, Mental Health Caucus, present

Member, Military Sexual Assault Prevention Caucus, present

Member, Military Vets Caucus, present

Member, Military Youth Programs Caucus, present

Member, Multiple Sclerosis Caucus, present

Member, Neuroscience Caucus, present

Member, Norway Caucus, present

Member, Nursing Caucus, present

Member, Parkinson's Disease Caucus, present

Member, Philippine Caucus, present

Member, Portuguese Caucus, present

Member, Rare Disease Caucus, present

Member, Recreational Vehicle (RV) Caucus, present

Member, Republican Study Committee, present

Member, Singapore Caucus, present

Member, Small Business Caucus, present

Member, Taiwan Caucus, present

Chair, Transparency Caucus, present

Member, Travel and Tourism Caucus, present

Chair, United States-Lebanon Friendship Caucus, present

Member, United States-United Knigdom Caucus, present

Member, USO Congressional Caucus, present

Member, Wine Caucus, present

Member, Zoo and Aquarium Caucus, present

Former Member, Executive Overreach Task Force, United States House of Representatitves

Former Member, Foreign Affairs Committee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Judiciary Committee, United States House of Representatives

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

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

Former Chair, Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Healthcare, Benefits, and Administrative Rules, United States House of Representatives

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

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

Former Member, Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade, United States House of Representatives

Former Co-Chair, United States-Philippines Caucus

Former Director, Business-Industry Political Action Committee

Former Board Member, Siena Heights University

Former Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Vista Directed Electronics

Captain, United States Army, 1970-1980

Former Chair, Consumer Electronics Association

Former Board Member, Electronics Industry Association

Former Director, San Diego County Chamber of Commerce

Former Director, San Diego Economic Development Association

Astrological Sign:

Scorpio

Favorite Book:

Atlas Shrugged (Ayn Rand) and anything by Lee Iacocca

Favorite Movie:

Battlestar Galactica

Favorite Musician:

Anything from the 1960's, Harry Chapin, Jim Croce

Favorite Quote:

"An appeaser is one who feeds the crocodile - hoping it will eat him last." - Winston Churchill.
"To sit back hoping that someday, someway, someone will make things right is to go on feeding the crocodile, hoping he will eat you last - but eat you he will." - President Ronald Reagan

Favorite TV Shows:

Law and Order, House, MASH

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