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GALLEGO, Ruben, a Representative from Arizona; born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 20, 1979; A.B., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 2004; United States Marine Corps, 2002-2006; public affairs consultant, 2007-2008; Delegate, Democratic National Convention, 2008; member of the Arizona state house of representatives, 2010-2014, assistant minority leader, 2012-2014; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fourteenth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2015-present).

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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Bibliography / Further Reading

Gallego, Ruben, and Jim DeFelice. They Called Us "Lucky:" The Life and Afterlife of the Iraq War's Hardest Hit Unit. New York: HarperCollins, 2021.

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Committee Assignments

  • House Committee - Armed Services
    • Intelligence and Special Operations - Chair
  • House Committee - Natural Resources
    • Indigenous Peoples of the United States - Chair
  • House Committee - Veterans' Affairs
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