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Mike Capuano's Biography

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Full Name:

Michael 'Mike' E. Capuano




Wife: Barbara; 2 Children: Michael, Joseph

Birth Date:


Birth Place:

Somerville, MA

Home City:

Somerville, MA



JD, Boston College Law School, 1977

BA, Psychology, Dartmouth College, 1973

Representative, United States House of Representatives, District 7, 1998-2019

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 7, 2018

Candidate, Special Election, United States Senate, 2009

Mayor, City of Somerville, 1990-1999

Candidate, Massachusetts Secretary of State, 1994

Member, Somerville Board of Aldermen, 1985-1989

Candidate, Mayor, City of Somerville, 1979, 1981

Member, Fourth Amendment Caucus, present

Member, Addiction, Treatment and Recovery Caucus

Member, Alzheimer's Disease Congressional Task Force

Member, Americans Abroad Caucus

Member, Biomedical Research Caucus

Member, Bipartisan Congressional Refugee Caucus

Member, Bipartisan Disabilities Caucus

Member, Bipartisan Pro-Choice Caucus

Member, Cancer Caucus

Member, Coalition on Autism Research and Education

Member, Community College Caucus

Member, Congressional Arts Caucus

Member, Congressional Biotechnology Caucus

Member, Congressional Boating Caucus

Member, Congressional Brain Injury Task Force

Member, Congressional Brazil Caucus

Member, Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues

Member, Congressional Caucus on Central America

Co-Chair/Co-Founder, Congressional Caucus on Community Health Centers

Co-Chair, Congressional Caucus on Empowerment Zones and Empowered Communities

Member, Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues

Member, Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Affairs

Co-Chair/Co-Founder, Congressional Caucus on Korea

Co-Chair/Co-Founder, Congressional Caucus on Sudan

Member, Congressional Caucus on The Netherlands

Member, Congressional Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Caucus

Member, Congressional Climate Caucus

Member, Congressional Coalition on Adoption

Member, Congressional Cystic Fibrosis Caucus

Member, Congressional Diabetes Caucus

Member, Congressional Fire Services Caucus

Co-Chair/Co-Founder, Congressional Former Mayors Caucus

Member, Congressional Friends of Animals Caucus

Member, Congressional Humanities Caucus

Member, Congressional Human Rights Caucus

Member, Congressional Internet Caucus

Member, Congressional Kidney Caucus

Member, Congressional Labor and Working Families Caucus

Member, Congressional Mental Health Caucus

Member, Congressional Mentoring Caucus

Member, Congressional Missing and Exploited Children's Caucus

Member, Congressional Port Security Caucus

Member, Congressional Progressive Caucus

Member, Congressional Task Force on International HIV/AIDS

Member, Congressional Travel and Tourism Caucus

Member, Congressional TRIO Caucus

Member, Congressional Vision Caucus

Member, Congressional Wildlife Refuge Caucus

Former Member, Ethics Committee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Financial Services Committee, United States House of Representatives

Member, Friends of the Jobs Corps Caucus

Member, Historic Preservation Caucus

Member, House Hunger Caucus

Member, House Nursing Caucus

Member, House Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education Caucus

Member, International Workers Rights Caucus

Member, National Guard and Reserve Components Caucus

Member, National Service Congressional Caucus

Member, Navy-Marine Corps Caucus

Member, Northeast-Midwest Congressional Coalition

Member, Oil and National Security Caucus

Member, Open Space Caucus

Member, Out of Iraq Caucus

Member, Patriot Act Reform Caucus

Member, Public Broadcasting Caucus

Member, Qatari-American Economic Strategic Defense, Culture, and Educational Partnership Caucus

Member, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus

Member, Research and Development Caucus

Member, Revitalizing Older Cities Task Force

Chair, Special Task Force on Ethics Enforcement

Former Member, Subcommittee on Aviation, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Financial Services), United States House of Representatives

Former Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, United States House of Representatives

Member, Urban Caucus

Attorney, Joyce and Joyce, 1984-1989

Chief Legal Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation, 1978-1984

Former President, Massachusetts Mayors' Association

President, Massachusetts Municipal Association, 1998

Member, Massachusetts State Bar Association, 1977

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Father's Name:

Andrew Capuano

Mother's Name:

Rita Garvey

Spouse's Occupation:

Certified Public Accountant