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Rosa L. DeLauroDEMDemocrat United States Representative, CT-3
79
Years of Age
31
Years of Experience
CTResidence (state)

Rosa Luisa DeLauro (born March 2, 1943) is an American politician who has been the U.S. representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district since 1991. She is a member of the Democratic Party. The district is based in New Haven and includes most of its suburbs. DeLauro is the dean of Connecticut's congressional delegation. In 2020, DeLauro was selected as chair of the House Appropriations Committee for the 117th Congress, succeeding Nita Lowey and becoming the second woman to hold the position. She co-chaired the House Democratic Steering Committee from 2003 to 2021.

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Campaign Funding

20
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$1,297,847
Total Raised
$1,296,699
Total Spent
$16,364
Cash on Hand
Top Industries  (1 - 4 of 10) View All Industries
99%
Health Professionals$108,493
82%
Lawyers/Law Firms$89,868
69%
Public Sector Unions$76,000
56%
Education$61,624
49%
Lobbyists$53,734
47%
Building Trade Unions$51,500
44%
Retired$48,313
38%
Real Estate$42,110
37%
Misc Unions$40,500
37%
Industrial Unions$40,200
Direct campaign contributions grouped by the industry industry of each donor/PAC.
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education6 - 6 of 4
London School of Economics and Political Science
1962 - 1963
Academy of Our Lady of Mercy, Lauralton Hall
Marymount College, Tarrytown
Bachelor of Arts
1964
Columbia University
Master of Arts
1966
Past Positions1 - 9 of 9
Representative
United States House of Representatives
1991 - Current
Assistant to Democratic Leader
United States House of Representatives
1999 - 2000
Executive Director
EMILY'S List
1989 - 1990
Executive Director
Countdown '87
1987 - 1988
Chief of Staff
Senator Christopher Dodd
1980 - 1987
Campaign Manager
United States Senator Christopher J. Dodd
1979 - 1980
Executive Assistant
New Haven Development Administration
1977 - 1979
Campaign Manager
Frank Logue for Mayor
1978
Executive Assistant
New Haven Mayor Frank Louge
1976 - 1977
Other Experience1 - 17 of 17
Founder
Kick Butts Connecticut
Founder
Rosa's Readers
Leader
Catholic Democrats
Member
National Guard and Reserve Components Congressional Members Organization
Member
Anti-Crime Youth Council
Organizer
Connecticut Jobs Fair
Chair
Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Current
Chair
Appropriations Committee, United States House of Representatives
Current
Member
Congressional Progressive Caucus
Current
Co-Chair
Democratic Steering Committee
Co-Founder
Congressional Food Safety Caucus
Former Member
Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Committee on the Budget, United States House of Representatives
Member
Congressional Arts Caucus
Member
Congressional Child Care Caucus
Member
Democratic Homeland Security Task Force
Member
Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus