Katherine Clark

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Katherine Clark
Katherine Clark, official portrait, 116th Congress.jpg
Assistant Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 3, 2021
LeaderNancy Pelosi
Preceded byBen Ray Luján
Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus
In office
January 3, 2019 – January 3, 2021
LeaderNancy Pelosi
Preceded byLinda Sánchez
Succeeded byPete Aguilar
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 5th district
Assumed office
December 12, 2013
Preceded byEd Markey
Member of the Massachusetts Senate
from the 5th Middlesex district
In office
January 5, 2011 – December 10, 2013
Preceded byRichard Tisei
Succeeded byJason Lewis
Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives
from the 32nd Middlesex district
In office
March 13, 2008 – January 5, 2011
Preceded byMike Festa
Succeeded byPaul Brodeur
Personal details
Born
Katherine Marlea Clark

(1963-07-17) July 17, 1963 (age 57)
New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)
Rodney Dowell (m. 1992)
Children3
EducationSt. Lawrence University (BA)
Cornell University (JD)
Harvard University (MPA)
WebsiteHouse website

Katherine Marlea Clark (born July 17, 1963) is an American politician. She was the United States representative for Massachusetts's 5th congressional district since 2013. She is a member of the Democratic Party. She was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 2008 to 2011 and a member of the Massachusetts Senate from 2011 to 2013.

She is the Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus,[1][2] the sixth-ranking post in the Democratic House leadership behind the Speaker.

References[change | change source]

  1. March, Mary Tyler (November 28, 2018). "Clark wins spot as Dem Caucus vice chair". TheHill. Retrieved November 18, 2020.
  2. "Katherine Clark elected to leadership post - The Boston Globe". BostonGlobe.com. Retrieved November 18, 2020.