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Darlene Hooley

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Darlene Hooley served the 5th Congressional district of Oregon from 1997-2008

Darlene Hooley was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Oregon, representing the 5th Congressional District from 1997-2009. (map)


Record and controversies

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Iraq War

Hooley voted against the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002 that started the Iraq War.[1]

For more information see the chart of U.S. House of Representatives votes on the Iraq War.

Environmental record

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Bio

Hooley was born on April 4, 1939 in Williston, North Dakota. In 1961, she received a bachelor of science degree from Oregon State University and worked as a school teacher until 1975. She served on the West Linn City Council from 1976 to 1980. Hooley was elected to the Oregon State Legislature and served as a State Representitive from 1980 to 1986. She served on the Clackamas County Board of Commissioners from 1986 to 1996. In 2000, Hooley was a delegate representing Oregon at the Democratic National Convention.

Congressional career

2006 elections

In 2006, Republicans nominated Mike Erickson to face Hooley in her November 2006 bid for reelection. (See U.S. congressional elections in 2006) [1] Hooley retained her seat.

Retirement

On February 7, 2008, Hooley announced she would not seek reelection in 2008, and would retire at the end of her term. She said that demands of 23 years in public service were a factor in her decision, noting that "At some point in everybody's life you have to decide, how much longer do I want to do this?"[2]

Money in politics

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Links to more campaign contribution information for Darlene Hooley
from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org site.
Fundraising profile: 2006 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by organization/corporation: 2006 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by industry: 2006 election cycle Career totals


Committees and Affiliations

Committee assignments in the 110th Congress (2007-2008)

Committee assignments in the 109th Congress (2005-2006)

More Background Data

Wikipedia also has an article on Darlene Hooley. This article may use content from the Wikipedia article under the terms of the GFDL.

Contact

DC Office:
2430 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515-3705
Phone: 202-225-5711
Fax: 202-225-5699
Email: darlene AT mail.house.gov
Web Email
Website

District Office- Salem:
315 Mission Street Southeast #101
Salem, OR 97302
Phone: 503-588-9100
TollFree: 1-888-446-6539
Fax: 503-588-5517

District Office- West Linn:
21570 Willamette Drive
West Linn, OR 97068
Phone: 503-557-1324
TollFree: 1-888-446-6539
Fax: 503-557-1981

Articles and Resources

Source

  1. Roll call vote, Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002.
  2. Jeff Kosseff and Charles Pope, "Rep. Hooley will not run for re-election", The Oregonian, February 7, 2008

Resources

Articles

Local blogs and discussion sites

Corresponding article on Wikipedia and Cause Caller. (If Cause Caller link does not work, pick from its list of senators and representatives.)

Current Office: U.S. House of Representatives
111th Congress
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110th Congress
Leadership Position:
None
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Caucuses:
Committees: House Committee on Budget, House Committee on Energy and Commerce, House Committee on Energy and Commerce/Subcommittee on Commerce Trade and Consumer Protection, House Committee on Energy and Commerce/Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality, House Committee on Energy and Commerce/Subcommittee on Health, House Committee on Science and Technology, House Committee on Science and Technology/Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight, House Committee on Science and Technology/Subcommittee on Research and Science Education
Congressional Career
First Elected to Current Office:
November 5, 1996
First Took Current Office:
January 3, 1997
Next Election:
Term Ends:
January 3, 2009
Freshman Member?
No
Previous Political Work?
Clackamas County Commission, Oregon House of Representatives, West Linn City Council
Other Party Membership:
District Offices:
1. 315 Mission Street Southeast #101 Salem, OR 97302
Phone: 503-588-9100 / Fax: 503-588-5517
2. 21570 Willamette Drive West Linn, OR 97068
Phone: 503-557-1324 / Fax: 503-557-1981




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Date of Birth: April 4, 1939