The Americans Abroad Caucus counts 28 members as of December 2012, representing many states and all regions of the nation, from the West Coast, the Middle West, the South and the East Coast. Twenty-two Democrats and five Republicans are members. ACA looks forward to working with these Representatives in Congress to advance the cause of Americans residing and working overseas.
Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Co-Chair http://maloney.house.gov
Congresswoman Maloney has represented the 14th Congressional District of New York, the East side Manhattan and Queens, since 1993. She is a senior member of both the House Financial Services Committee and the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, and immediate past Chair of the Joint Economic Committee. She is recognized as a national leader with extensive accomplishments on financial services, national security, the economy, and women’s issues. As co-founder of the House 9/11 Commission Caucus, Maloney helped author and pass legislation to implement all of the 9/11 Commission’s recommendations for improving intelligence gathering. The James Zadroga 9/11 Health Care and Compensation Act, her bill to provide health care and compensation for 9/11 first responders, residents and workers near Ground Zero passed Congress in late 2010 was signed into law by President Obama January 2, 2011. Congresswoman Maloney has been a long-time supporter of overseas Americans and is the co-founder of the Americans Abroad Caucus. In the 111th Congress, she introduced the Overseas Voting Practical Amendments Act of 2009 (H.R.1739) to significantly enhance the enfranchisement of overseas American voters.
Tel: 202-225-7944 2332 Rayburn
Staff contacts: Ben Chevat, Chief of staff Ben.Chevat@mail.house.gov ; Elizabeth Darnall
Joe Wilson (R-SC), (Former Co-Chair) http://joewilson.house.gov
Congressman Wilson has represented the Second Congressional District of South Carolina since 2001, a district with a rich military tradition with bases in and around Beaufort and Columbia. Throughout his life, he has had a passion to serve his country as a member of the United States armed forces. Before his retirement in 2003 as Colonel in the South Carolina Army National Guard, Congressman Wilson was the only active Guard member service in Congress. He serves on the House Armed Services Committee, and is Chairman of its Subcommittee on Military Personnel. He is on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Committee on Education and Workforce. He is also on the Republican Policy Committee and works as an assistant Republican Whip.
Michael Capuano (D-MA) http://www.house.gov/capuano
Tel: 202-225-5111 1414 Longworth
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André Carson (D-IN) http://carson.house.gov/
Congressman Carson was first elected to represent the 7th Congressional District of Indiana (Indianapolis) in 2008. He serves on the Financial Services Committee, which oversees all components of the nation’s housing and financial services sectors, as well as on its subcommittees on Capital Markets, Insurance and Government Sponsored Enterprise and on International Monetary Policy and Trade. Rep. Carson is committed to improving the quality of and opportunities for education for all, working to ease the tax burden for small businesses and to increase opportunities for minority- and women-owned businesses. During the 112th Congress he aslso served as a Regional Whip for the Democratic Caucus and the Whip for the Congressional Black Caucus.
Donna M. Christensen (D-VI Delegate) http://donnachristensen.house.gov
Delegate Donna M. Christensen is in her eighth term as a delegate representing the United States Virgin Islands. She is on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and its subcommittees on Oversight and on Communications and Technology. A medical doctor by training, Delegate Christensen is First Vice-chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, and chairwoman of the Caucus’s Health Braintrust, which oversees and advocates minority health issues nationally and internationally. She is member of other caucuses including the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues. She serves as Assistant Minority Whip in the Democratic Caucus.
Tel: 202-225-1790 1510 Longworth
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James Clyburn (D-SC) http://clyburn.house.gov
Steven Cohen (D-TN) http://cohen.house.gov
Michael Conaway (R-TX) http://conaway.house.gov
Gerald E. (Gerry) Connolly (D-VA) http://connolly.house.gov
Susan Davis (D-CA) http://www.house.gov/susandavis
Tel: 202-225-2040 1526 Longworth
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Mike Doyle (D-PA) http://doyle.house.gov
Kay Granger (R-TX) http://kaygranger.house.gov
Alcee Hastings (D-FL) http://alceehastings.house.gov
Rush Holt (D-NJ) http://holt.house.gov
Michael M. Honda (D-CA) http://honda.house.gov
James McGovern (D-MA) http://mcgovern.house.gov
Tel: 202-225-6101 438 Cannon
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Gregory Meeks (D-NY) http://meeks.house.gov
Jim Moran (D-VA) http://moran.house.gov
Congressman Jim Moran is in his eleventh term representing the 8th District of Virginia, which includes Alexandria and Falls Church. Rep. Moran is a senior member of the Appropriations Committee, where serves as the Ranking Member on the subcommittee on the Interior and Environment, and also serves on the Defense and Military Construction subcommittees. Congressman Moran holds a leadership role in the Democratic Caucus as member of the House Democratic Steering Policy Committee. Rep. Moran is a co-founder of the New Democrat Coalition of 50 centrist House Democrats committed to fiscal responsibility, free trade; technology; and maintaining US economic competitiveness.
Grace Napolitano (D-CA) http://napolitano.house.gov
Congresswoman Grace Flores Napolitano has represented California's 38th District (Los Angeles area) since 1998. She serves on the Commmittee on Transportation and Infrastructure and on the Committee on Natural Resources, where she is ranking member of the Subcommittee on Water and Power. Representative Napolitano is also co-chair of the Congressional Mental Health Caucus and former Chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. She belongs to numerous other caucuses, including many related to minority groups.
Tel.: 202-225-5256 1610 Longworth
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Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) http://lorettasanchez.house.gov
Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez represents California's 46th Congressional District, which includes the cities of Anaheim, Santa Ana, Orange and Garden Grove in Orange County. She began her congressional career in January of 1997 and is currently serving her ninth term in the U.S. House of Representatives. A recognized leader on military and national security issues, Rep. Sanchez is the second highest ranking Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee. She currently serves as the Ranking Member of the Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee, where she is working to prepare our Armed Forces for a new generation of security challenges. Rep. Sanchez is the leading voice in Congress for women in the military. She is founder and co-chair of the Women in the Military Caucus and is the highest ranked female on the Armed Services Committee. She also serves on the House Committee on Homeland Security, where she is the second ranked Democrat and most senior female member. As a member of the Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security, Rep. Sanchez provides strict oversight on important security issues, including the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card program and the Visa Waiver Program. She frequently meets with Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and other national security officials to provide guidance on critical issues, including combating human, weapons, and drug trafficking and ensuring interagency cooperation on national security issues.
A product of public schools and Head Start, Sanchez is a graduate of Chapman University and American University's MBA program. Prior to serving in Congress, Sanchez worked in the financial markets, with firms including Booz Allen Hamilton and Fieldman Rolapp.
Tel: 202-225-2965 1114 Longworth HOB
Staff contact: Annie Yea Annie-Yea@mail.house.gov
Janice Schakowsky (D-IL) http://schakowsky.house.gov
Congresswoman Schakowsky is in her seventh term representing Illinois' 9th Congressional District, after serving for eight years in the Illinois State Assembly. She serves in the House Democratic Leadership as Chief Deputy Whip and as a member of the Steering and Policy Committee. She is a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, where she is member of the subcommittees on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade, on Health and on Oversight and Investigations, where she is ranking Democrat on the Oversight subcommittee. She was appointed to serve on the House Select Committee on Intelligence. Schakowsky is a leading advocate for women's issues, health care and senior issues in Congress.
Lee Terry (R-NE) http://leeterry.house.gov
Congressman Lee Terry serves the people of Nebraska's Second District. During his time in Congress, Terry has strived to advance Nebraskans' interests and increase the quality of life for all Americans. Amongst his many efforts, Congressman Terry's top priorities have included balancing the budget, reducing our nation's dependence on hostile regimes for energy, and reforming our government to be more effective, responsive and much more responsible. Congressman Terry currently serves on the House Energy and Commerce Committee,and is the Vice-Chair of the Subcommittee of Communications and Technology. He is a member of the Energy Committee's Subcommittee on Energy and Power and Oversights and Investigation. Congressman Terry's approach to the American energy landscape is one that can be best characterized as "strength in diversity." He believes that an energy economy built upon numerous sources of energy production is a major first step towards American economic prosperity and tightened national security. Congressman Terry is the Co-chairman of the Impact Aid Coalition, a member of the Republican Main Street Partnership, and is the Chair of the Congressional Caucus to Fight and Control Methamphetamine.
Tel: 202-225-4155 2331 Rayburn
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Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) http://vanhollen.house.gov
Henry Waxman (D-CA) http://waxman.house.gov
Congressman Wolf, now in his 16th Congressional term, represents the 10th District of Virginia, which stretches from McLean to Winchester. Representative Wolf sits on the powerful House Appropriations Committee, where he is the Chairman of the Commerce-Justice-Science subcommittee, and also serves on the subcommittees on Transportation and Housing and Urban Development and on State and Foreign Operations. A leading crusader for human rights, Congressman Wolf is co-chairman of the Tom Lantos Congressional Human Rights Caucus, which identifies and works to alleviate human rights abuses worldwide. He is also a recognized strong supporter of basic science research.