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Record and controversies
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Walz was born in West Point, Nebraska in 1964. When he was 17 he joined the Army National Guard and served for the next 24 years including in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. Walz had previously started a small business, Educational Travel Adventures, Inc., that provides educational trips to China for high school students. Walz has also been an accomplished football coach and high school teacher, winning the 2002 Minnesota Ethics in Education award winner, 2003 Mankato Teacher of the Year, and the 2003 Minnesota Teacher of Excellence.
Money in politics
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|Links to more campaign contribution information for Timothy Walz
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- Revolving door profile for Timothy Walz from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org website.
- 2006 privately funded travel profile for Timothy Walz from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org website.
- Personal finance profile for Timothy Walz from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org website.
Committees and Affiliations
- House Committee on Agriculture
- Subcommittee on Conservation, Credit, Energy, and Research
- Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management
- House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
- Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, & Emergency Management
- Subcommittee on Highways, Transit & Pipelines
- Subcommittee on Railroads
- House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
- Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
More Background Data
227 E Main St, Suite 220
Mankato, MN 56001
1134 7th St NW
Rochester, MN 55901
Articles and Resources
- Tim Walz for Congress, official campaign site.
Local blogs and discussion sites
- Minnesota Democrats Exposed
- Bluestem Prairie: News from Minnesota's First Congressional district
- Inside Minnesota Politics
- Minnesota Campaign Report
- MN Publius.com
- Paleocon Strikes
- Evil Bobby
|Current Office: U.S. House of Representatives|
Ranking Member On:
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|Committees: House Committee on Agriculture, House Committee on Agriculture/Subcommittee on Conservation Credit Energy and Research, House Committee on Agriculture/Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure/Subcommittee on Economic Development Public Buildings and Emergency Management, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure/Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure/Subcommittee on Railroads Pipelines and Hazardous Materials, House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, House Committee on Veterans' Affairs/Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations|
|First Elected to Current Office:
November 7, 2006
|First Took Current Office:
January 4, 2007
November 2, 2010
|Previous Political Work?
None or not available
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Date of Birth: April 6, 1964