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'''Xavier Becerra''' (born January 26, 1958 in Sacramento, California) has served as the [[Democrat]]ic U.S. Representative [[California]]'s 31st congressional district since 1993, representing [[Los Angeles]]. Previously he served one-term in the California State Assembly. Becerra is a staunch [[liberal]], and was appointed to the new position of "assistant to the Speaker" by [[Nancy Pelosi]], where he helped set priorities for the Democratic Party's agenda. He is also a member of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee.  
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'''Xavier Becerra''' (born January 26, 1958 in Sacramento, California), a [[Democrat]], is the [[United States Representative]] for [[California]]'s 34th congressional district, representing [[Los Angeles]]. Previously he served one-term in the California State Assembly. Becerra is a staunch [[liberal]], and was appointed to the new position of "assistant to the Speaker" by [[Nancy Pelosi]], where he helped set priorities for the Democratic Party's agenda. He is also a member of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee.  
  
 
In 2001, Becerra unsuccessfully sought the Democratic nomination for Mayor of Los Angeles, but finished fifth behind former Assembly Speaker [[Antonio Villaraigosa]].
 
In 2001, Becerra unsuccessfully sought the Democratic nomination for Mayor of Los Angeles, but finished fifth behind former Assembly Speaker [[Antonio Villaraigosa]].

Revision as of 00:19, 6 January 2013

Xavier Becerra
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U.S. Representative from California's 31st District
From: January 3, 1993 - Present
Predecessor Edward R. Roybal
Successor Incumbent (no successor)
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Party Democrat
Spouse(s) Carolina Reyes

Xavier Becerra (born January 26, 1958 in Sacramento, California), a Democrat, is the United States Representative for California's 34th congressional district, representing Los Angeles. Previously he served one-term in the California State Assembly. Becerra is a staunch liberal, and was appointed to the new position of "assistant to the Speaker" by Nancy Pelosi, where he helped set priorities for the Democratic Party's agenda. He is also a member of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee.

In 2001, Becerra unsuccessfully sought the Democratic nomination for Mayor of Los Angeles, but finished fifth behind former Assembly Speaker Antonio Villaraigosa.

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