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Eddie Bernice Johnson

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Eddie Bernice Johnson currently serves the 30th Congressional district of Texas

Eddie Bernice Johnson, a Democrat, has represented the Thirtieth Congressional District of Texas in the U.S. House of Representatives since 1993. (map)

Record and controversies

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Iraq War

Johnson was a leading voice in opposition to the Authorization for use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002 and is the Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus.

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

Environmental record

For more information on environmental legislation, see the Energy and Environment Policy Portal

Support for gun control

Johnson cosponsored H.R. 1312 (Assault Weapons Ban and Law Enforcement Protection Act of 2005) on July 14, 2005.[1]

Main article: U.S. gun legislation

Rep. William Jefferson scandal and the CBC

According to a report by the Milwaukee Courier, Johnson spoke out in favor of stripping Rep. William Jefferson from his seat on the House Committee on Ways and Means on June 8, 2006. This position differs from that of the Congressional Black Caucus, for which Johnson is a long-time member and former chairperson. The CBC believes Jefferson should retain the seat until the charges levied against him are proven true. [1]

Bio

Johnson was born December 3, 1935 in Waco, Texas. A psychiatric nurse and psychotherapist, she was educated in nursing at St. Mary's College at the University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Ind., 1955; B.S., Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Tex., 1967; M.P.A., Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Tex., 1976;

She was elected to the Texas House of Representatives in 1972. She was an administrator for the U.S.Department of Health, Education and Welfare from 1977 to 1981. She was elected to the Texas State Senate in 1986. As a state senator, she was on the redistricting committee where she was instramental in shaping the district she represents. She was subsequently elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1992.

2006 elections

In 2006, Republicans nominated Wilson Aurbach to face Johnson in her November 2006 bid for reelection. (See U.S. congressional elections in 2006) [2] Johnson retained her seat.

2008 elections

2008 superdelegate
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This information was gathered by volunteer researchers as part of the Superdelegate Transparency Project on the superdelegates for the 2008 Democratic presidential primary. For more info see the Texas superdelegate tracker or visit the STP homepage.


Before Hillary Clinton conceded the race, Eddie Bernice Johnson, as a superdelegate, had endorsed Barack Obama for President.

For more information and sources, see the state page for this superdelegate linked to in the blue box above.

Money in politics

This section contains links to – and feeds from – money in politics databases. <crpcontribdata>cid=N00008122&cycle=2006</crpcontribdata>

Links to more campaign contribution information for Eddie Bernice Johnson
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

Committees

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

Affiliations

More Background Data

Wikipedia also has an article on Eddie Bernice Johnson. This article may use content from the Wikipedia article under the terms of the GFDL.

Contact

DC Office:
1511 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: 202-225-8885
Fax: 202-226-1477
Web Email
Website

District Office- Dallas:
Cedar Springs Plaza
3102 Maple Avenue, Suite 600
Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: 214-922-8885
Fax:

District Office- East Dallas:
8344 Reast R.L. Thornton Freeway, Suite 222
Irving, TX 75228
Phone: 972-324-0080
Fax:

Campaign Address:
3102 Maple Avenue
Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: 214-922-8885
Fax:
==Articles and resources==

Sources

  1. Thomas page on H.R. 1312

Articles

Resources

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
Leadership Position:
Committees Chaired:
Committees,
Ranking Member On:

Caucuses:
Committees:
110th Congress
Leadership Position:
None
Committees Chaired:
Committees,
Ranking Member On:

Caucuses:
Congressional Black Caucus
Committees: 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, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure/Subcommittee on Aviation, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure/Subcommittee on Railroads Pipelines and Hazardous Materials, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure/Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment,
Congressional Career
First Elected to Current Office:
November 3, 1992
First Took Current Office:
January 3, 1993
Next Election:
November 2, 2010
Term Ends:
Freshman Member?
No
Previous Political Work?
Texas Senate, Regional Director, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Texas House of Representatives,
Other Party Membership:
District Offices:
1. Cedar Springs Plaza, 3102 Maple Avenue, Suite 600, Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: 214-922-8885 / Fax:
2. 8344 Reast R.L. Thornton Freeway, Suite 222, Irving, TX 75228
Phone: 972-324-0080 / Fax:




Campaign Contact:

Website:
Webform Email: / Email:

Campaign Offices:

1. 3102 Maple Avenue, Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: 214-922-8885 / Fax:



Zip Code Affiliations:
Misc:

Date of Birth: December 3, 1935