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Pete SessionsREPRepublican United States Representative, TX-17
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TXResidence (state)

Peter Anderson Sessions (born March 22, 1955) is an American politician from Texas who is the U.S. representative for Texas's 17th congressional district. A member of the Republican Party, he has served in the U.S. House of Representatives for 11 terms. He chaired the House Rules Committee from 2013 to 2019 and is a former chair of the National Republican Congressional Committee. He was defeated for reelection by Democrat Colin Allred in 2018. On October 3, 2019, Sessions announced that he was running for Congress again in 2020. He was elected to the 17th district congressional seat on November 3, 2020.He is the son of former Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) William S. Sessions.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
Southwestern University
Bachelor of Science
1978
Winston Churchill High School
Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
Representative
United States House of Representatives, Texas
2021 - Current
Representative
United States House of Representatives
1996 - 2019
Principal
Sessions Partners, Limited Liability Company
2019 - Current
Vice President
Public Policy, National Center for Policy Analysis
1994 - 1995
District Manager for Marketing
Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, retired
Other Experience1 - 56 of 56
Member
Board, East Dallas Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA)
1989 - 2000
Chair
Northeast Dallas Chamber of Commerce
1994
Adviser to the President
Special Olympics Texas
Chair
National Republican Congressional Committee
Former Scout Master
Eagle Scouts, Boy Scouts of America
Member
Circle Ten Council, Boy Scouts of America
Member
Congressional Heart and Stroke Coalition
Member
United Methodist Church
Member
Board of Trustees, Southwestern University
Member
National Committee, National Eagle Scout Association
Secretary
East Dallas Rotary Club
Team Leader
Adopt-A-Shoreline
Treasurer
East Dallas Rotary Club
Former Chair
Rules Subcommittee on Legislative and Budget Process
Chair
Results Caucus
Co-Chair
Congressional Down Syndrome Caucus
Co-Chair
Yellow Pages Caucus
Former Chair
Rules Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Rules and Organization of the House, United States House of Representatives
Member
Congressional Reclaim American Jobs Caucus
Member
Congressional Multiple Sclerosis Caucus
Member
Congressional Immigration Reform Caucus
Member
Congressional Diabetes Caucus
Member
Congressional Childhood Cancer Caucus
Member
Congressional Brain Injury Task Force
Member
Coalition for Autism Research and Education (C.A.R.E.)
Member
Special Operations Forces (SOF) Caucus
Member
House Republican Israel Caucus
Member
Financial and Economic Literacy Caucus
Member
Congressional Taiwan Caucus
Member
Congressional Scouting Caucus
Member
Congressional Neurosciences Caucus
Member
Congressional Morocco Caucus
Member
Congressional International Anti-Piracy Caucus
Member
Congressional Coalition on Adoption
Member
Congressional Cement Caucus
Member
Congressional Caucus on Parkinson's Disease
Member
Congressional Boating Caucus
Member
Congressional Army Caucus
Member
Air Medical Caucus
Member
National Guard and Reserve Components Caucus
Member
House General Aviation Caucus
Member
Congressional Sportsmens' Caucus
Member
Congressional Savings & Ownership Caucus
Member
Congressional Navy and Marine Corps Caucus
Member
Congressional Military Mental Health Caucus
Member
Congressional Friends of Switzerland Caucus
Member
Congressional Fire Services Caucus
Member
Republican Study Committee
Member
Tea Party Caucus
Member
Congressional Caucus on India and Indian-Americans
Member
Congressional Internet Caucus
Member
Military Veterans Caucus
Member
Deadliest Cancers Caucus
Member
Congressional United Kingdom Caucus
Member
Congressional Songwriters Caucus