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KRISHNAMOORTHI, S. Raja

KRISHNAMOORTHI, S. Raja
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1973–

Biography

KRISHNAMOORTHI, S. Raja, a Representative from Illinois; born in New Delhi, India, July 19, 1973; graduated from Richwoods High School, Peoria, Ill., 1991; B.A., Princeton University, Princeton, N.J., 1995; J.D., Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass., 2000; lawyer, private practice; business executive; clerk, United States District Court for Northern District of Illinois, 2000-2002; campaign staff, Barack Obama, 2004, 2008; staff, Illinois housing development authority, 2005-2007; Illinois special assistant attorney general, 2006-2007; deputy state treasurer of Illinois, 2008-2009; unsuccessful candidate for Illinois state comptroller, 2010; unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress in 2012; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fifteenth Congress (January 3, 2017-present).

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

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Bibliography / Further Reading

"S. Raja Krishnamoorthi" 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 - Education and the Workforce
  • House Committee - Oversight and Government Reform
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