Pat Meehan

Pat Meehan REPRepublican

Former U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania

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Pat MeehanREPRepublican Former U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania
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Patrick Leo Meehan (born October 20, 1955) is a former American Republican Party politician and federal prosecutor from Pennsylvania who represented parts of Delaware, Chester, Montgomery, Berks, and Lancaster counties in the United States House of Representatives from 2011 until his resignation in 2018. He succeeded Democrat Joe Sestak, who ran unsuccessfully for the United States Senate. A graduate of Bowdoin College and Temple University, Meehan previously served as United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (2001–2008) and as district attorney of Delaware County, Pennsylvania (1996–2001). In January 2018, following the revelation that he used taxpayers' money to settle a sexual harassment claim brought by a female staff member, Meehan announced that he would retire from Congress at the end of his current term, and not seek re-election in 2018. On April 27, 2018, Meehan resigned and said he would pay back the taxpayer funds used for the settlement. Democrat Mary Gay Scanlon won both a special and general election on the day of that year's midterms in November to succeed him.

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Education6 - 6 of 4
Springside Chestnut Hill Academy
Chestnut Hill Academy
Temple University Beasley School of Law
Bowdoin College
Bachelor of Arts
Past Positions1 - 6 of 6
United States House of Representatives
2011 - 2018
United States Attorney
Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Former Referee
National Hockey League
Former District Attorney
Delaware County
Former United States Attorney
United States Department of Justice, Eastern District, Pennsylvania
Staff Member
Senator Arlen Specter, United States Senate, 1991-1994
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Regional Identity Theft Working Group
Anti-Terrorism Advisory Council
Subcommittee on Tax Policy, United States House of Representatives
2017 - 2018
Former Member
Subcommittee on Trade, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Oversight (Ways and Means), United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Ethics Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Oversight and Government Reform Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Attorney General's Corporate Fraud Task Force
Former Member
Ways and Means Committee, United States House of Representatives
Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force
House Republican Steering Committee