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Rep. Michael E. Capuano, D-Mass.

Member of the House (10th term)

Democrat



Biography

District: Massachusetts - 7th District
Political Highlights: Somerville Board of Aldermen, 1977-79; candidate for mayor of Somerville, 1979; candidate for mayor of Somerville, 1981; Somerville Board of Aldermen, 1985-89; mayor of Somerville, 1990-99; sought Democratic nomination for Mass. secretary of state, 1994; sought Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate (special election), 2009
Born: January 9, 1952; Somerville, Mass.
Residence: Somerville
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Barbara Teebagy Capuano; two children
Education: Dartmouth College, B.A. 1973; Boston College, J.D. 1977
Elected: 1998
Committee Assignments: Financial Services (Financial Institutions & Consumer Credit; Housing and Insurance; Oversight & Investigations); Transportation & Infrastructure (Aviation; Economic Development, Public Buildings & Emergency Management; Highways & Transit; Railroads, Pipelines & Hazardous Materials - Ranking Member)
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Democrat
House Seniority: 58th ranked House Democrat
Twitter: 7,130 followers
State Clout: Massachusetts is 20th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


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