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LIEU, Ted, a Representative from California; born in Taipei, Taiwan, March 29, 1969; graduated from St. Ignatius High School, Cleveland, Ohio, 1987; B.A., Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 1991; B.S., Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 1991; J.D., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1994; United States Air Force, 1995-1999; United States Air Force Reserve, 2000-2021; judicial clerk, United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; lawyer, private practice; member of the Torrance, Calif., city council, 2002-2005; member of the California state assembly, 2005-2010; unsuccessful candidate for election for California state attorney general in 2010; member of the California state senate, 2011-2014; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fourteenth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2015-present); one of the managers appointed by the House of Representatives in 2021 to conduct the impeachment proceedings of Donald J. Trump, President of the United States.

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Bibliography / Further Reading

"Ted Lieu" in Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in Congress, 1900-2017. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of the Historian and the Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Publishing Office, 2018.

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Committee Assignments

  • House Committee - Budget
  • House Committee - Foreign Affairs
  • House Committee - Judiciary
  • House Committee - Oversight and Government Reform
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