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Ted Lieu

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Ted Lieu
Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus
Assumed office
January 3, 2023
LeaderHakeem Jeffries
Preceded byPete Aguilar
Co-Chair of the House Democratic Policy and Communications Committee
Assumed office
January 3, 2019
Preceded byCheri Bustos
David Cicilline
Hakeem Jeffries
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 33rd district
Assumed office
January 3, 2015
Preceded byHenry Waxman
Member of the California State Senate
from the 28th district
In office
February 18, 2011 – November 30, 2014
Preceded byJenny Oropeza
Succeeded byJeff Stone (redistricted)
Member of the California State Assembly
from the 53rd district
In office
September 21, 2005 – November 30, 2010
Preceded byMike Gordon
Succeeded byBetsy Butler
Personal details
Born (1969-03-29) March 29, 1969 (age 55)
Taipei, Taiwan
Political partyDemocratic
Betty Lieu (m. 2002)
ResidenceTorrance, California, U.S.
EducationStanford University (BA, BS)
Georgetown University (JD)
WebsiteHouse website
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Air Force
Years of service1995–1999 (active)
2000–present (reserve)
Rank Colonel
UnitJudge Advocate General's Corps
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese劉雲平
Simplified Chinese刘云平
Hanyu PinyinLiú Yúnpíng

Ted W. Lieu (/lj/; born March 29, 1969) is a Taiwanese-born American politician.[1] He represents California's 33rd congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2015.

He is a member of the Democratic Party. Lieu is one of 18 members of Congress who are naturalized U.S. citizens. He represented the 28th district in the California State Senate from 2011 to 2014. From 2005 to 2010 he was a California State Assemblyman.

References[change | change source]

  1. Heller, Karen (March 30, 2017). "Ted Lieu is out-tweeting Trump, and it's making him a political star". The Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved October 14, 2020.