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  DeLauro, Rosa L.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
<-  2011-01-01  
 
NameRosa L. DeLauro
Address49 Huntington Street
New Haven, Connecticut 06511, United States
EmailNone
Website [Link]
Born March 02, 1943
Died Still Living (71 years)
ContributorBarack O-blame-a
Last ModifiedPaul
Feb 05, 2013 02:44am
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InfoFrom her first days tagging along with her father, Ted, in Wooster Square to standing up for her beliefs in Congress, one thing has never changed about Rosa DeLauro – she cares about people.

To really know Rosa, you have to know her family. Her father, Ted, came to America when he was 13, speaking no English. Rosa’s mother, Luisa, was raised by Rosa’s grandmother, who was widowed with six children in 1918, and supported the family by running a pastry shop, Canestri’s, in New Haven's Wooster Square. From early on, Rosa’s parents stressed the importance of hard work, compassion for others, and getting a quality education.

After learning these early values at home, Rosa attended the Academy of Our Lady of Mercy. She earned degrees from Marymount College and Columbia University and studied at the London School of Economics Although her degrees are in political science, her real education came from her father, Ted, an old-school politician, who made it his business to know every family in the ward. To him, politics was about helping people.

Soon after college, Rosa followed her parents’ footsteps into public service. In 1990, she was elected to Congress and has since become one of the hardest working members. She has helped improve schools, bring tax relief to middle-class families, protect employee pensions, and encourage job creation in Connecticut. Just like the lessons she learned when she was young, for Rosa, politics will always be about helping people.

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RACES
  11/06/2012 CT - District 03 Won 74.69% (+49.38%)
  11/02/2010 CT - District 03 Won 65.06% (+31.48%)
  11/04/2008 CT - District 03 Won 77.25% (+57.42%)
  11/07/2006 CT - District 03 Won 76.01% (+53.58%)
  11/02/2004 CT District 3 Won 72.43% (+47.47%)
  11/14/2002 Democratic Caucus Chair Lost 49.76% (-0.48%)
  11/05/2002 CT District 3 Won 65.58% (+36.04%)
  11/07/2000 CT District 3 Won 71.91% (+44.40%)
  01/01/1999 Democratic Caucus Chair Lost 47.32% (-5.37%)
  11/03/1998 CT District 3 Won 71.32% (+43.96%)
  11/05/1996 CT District 3 Won 71.35% (+43.28%)
  11/08/1994 CT District 3 Won 63.45% (+26.90%)
  11/03/1992 CT District 3 Won 65.68% (+31.36%)
  11/06/1990 CT District 3 Won 52.10% (+4.21%)
ENDORSEMENTS
CT US Senate - D Primary - Aug 14, 2012 D Chris Murphy
CT US Senate - D Primary - Aug 14, 2012 D Chris Murphy
CT US President - D Primary - Feb 05, 2008 D Barack Obama
US President - D Primaries - Jun 03, 2008 D Chris Dodd
US President - D Primaries - Jun 03, 2008 D Barack Obama
CT Governor - D Primary - Aug 08, 2006 D John DeStefano Jr.
US President - D Primaries - Jun 09, 2004 ID Joe Lieberman
FEC COMMITTEES
C00238865 FRIENDS OF ROSA DELAURO $ 10971.26