District: 6th District Political Highlights: Ga. Senate, 1997-2005; U.S. House, 2005-present Born: Oct. 8, 1954; Lansing, Mich. Residence: Roswell Religion: Presbyterian Family: Wife, Elizabeth Clark Price; one child Education: U. of Michigan, B.A. 1976; U. of Michigan, M.D. 1979 Military Service: None Start of Service: Elected: 2004 (5th term) Committee Assignments: Budget; Education & the Workforce (Health, Employment, Labor & Pensions; Workforce Protections); Ways & Means (Health)
Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows:
SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat.
FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible.
LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored.
TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge.
TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.