IN HONOR OF ASIAN-PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH 2015 Ted Lieu

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Ted W. Lieu (born March 29, 1969) is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives, representing California’s 33rd congressional district since 2015. He was a California State Senator, who represented the 28th Senate District from 2011 to 2015, after being elected to fill the seat of deceased Senator Jenny Oropeza. Lieu was also a California State Assemblyman who represented the 53rd Assembly District from September 2005 to November 2010. He was the Democratic candidate for the 33rd congressional district, formerly represented by Henry Waxman, who retired in 2014. Lieu placed second in the June primary, but defeated Republican Elan Carr in the general election. He is one of three Chinese American members of the 114th United States Congress, along with California’s Judy Chu and New York’s Grace Meng
Lieu was voted Democratic Freshman Class President of the House by his colleagues, succeeding Joaquín Castro. Lieu serves on two of the most powerful and influential committees in Congress: the House Budget Committee and the House Oversight Committee.

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