Famous House Members

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Known as 'fighting Bob' this progressive warrior, Senator, and one-time presidential candidate from Wisconsin lost his House seat after he drafted the unpopular McKinley Tariff.
This former House member (CA) and former President became famous for his relentless pursuit of Alger Hiss.
This representative (PA) was the leader of the Radical Republicans throughout the U.S. Civil War and into Reconstruction.
Speaker (GA) who presided over a government shutdown and passed the first balanced budget since 1969.
This member (TX) is known for his libertarian policy stances and outspoken criticism of the Federal Reserve.
He (IL) was the longest serving Republican speaker in the history of the House, having served from 1999-2007.
Known for her controversial comments regarding race and racism, this Congresswoman (CA) was recently cleared of ethics charges.
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He was only one of two former Presidents to enter Congress after the Presidency. He was also known for his bitter rivalry with Andrew Jackson.
Speaker of the House (2010-present).
This House member (OH) was expelled from the House in 2002 after he was convicted of taking bribes, racketeering, and tax fraud.
In the 1980s, this representative (PA) barely escaped being indicted by testifying against some of his colleagues after he became involved in the 'Abscam' scandal.
She (CA) was the first Female Speaker of the House.
This representative (VA) is Majority Leader (2010-present) and the only Jewish Republican in Congress.
He was a part of the Texas House Delegation and Majority Leader (03-05) until he resigned following a scandal involving money laundering.

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