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Rep. Paul Cook, R-Calif.

Member of the House (3rd term)

Republican



Biography

District: California - 8th District
Political Highlights: Yucca Valley Town Council, 1998-2006; Calif. Assembly, 2006-12
Born: March 3, 1943; Meriden, Conn.
Residence: Yucca Valley
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Jeanne Cook; two children
Education: Southern Connecticut State U., B.S. 1966; California State U., San Bernardino, M.P.A. 1996; U. of California, Riverside, M.A. 2000
Elected: 2012
Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Seapower & Projection Forces; Tactical Air & Land Forces - Vice Chairman); Foreign Affairs (Middle East & North Africa; Terrorism, Nonproliferation & Trade); Natural Resources (Energy & Mineral Resources - Vice Chairman; Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs)
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Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Republican
House Seniority: 172nd ranked House Republican
Twitter: 6,962 followers
State Clout: California is 1st on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


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