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RICHMOND, Cedric, a Representative from Louisiana; born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., September 13, 1973; graduated from Benjamin Franklin High School, New Orleans, La., 1991; B.A., Morehouse College, Atlanta, Ga., 1995; J.D., Tulane University, New Orleans, La., 1998; member of the Louisiana state house of representatives, 1999-2011; unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the One Hundred Eleventh Congress in 2008; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Twelfth and to the five succeeding Congresses until his resignation on January 15, 2021 (January 3, 2011-January 15, 2021); Senior Advisor and Director, Office of Public Engagement, White House, 2021-2022.

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Committee Assignments

  • House Committee - Homeland Security
    • Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Innovation - Chair
  • House Committee - Judiciary
  • House Committee - Small Business
  • House Committee - Ways and Means
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