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  Dooley, Calvin M. "Cal"
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NameCalvin M. "Cal" Dooley
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Visalia, California , United States
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Born January 11, 1954 (65 years)
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Last ModifedRBH
Nov 03, 2017 12:21am
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InfoCongressman Cal is a fourth-generation San Joaquin Valley farmer and partner in Dooley Farms of the Hanford-Visalia area. He serves on the House of Representatives' Committees on Agriculture and Resources, and serves as ranking minority member on the House Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power.

In addition to his committee assignments, Dooley is a founder and co-chairman of the New Democrat Coalition--a group of centrist, pro-growth Members of the U.S. House of Representatives who are working to find mainstream, bipartisan solutions to our nation's problems.

He has established a fiscally conservative, pro-growth voting record, and has been recognized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce with their "Spirit of Enterprise" award and by the Concord Coalition with their "Deficit Hawk" award.

Dooley is one of the leading House Democrats promoting an aggressive pro-trade agenda to ensure that the U.S. remains a leader in the global marketplace. Dooley has been honored by the Washington International Trade Foundation with their prestigious Distinguished Service Award for his leadership in the House on expanding U.S. access to foreign markets, including China.

In recognition of Dooley's work to foster the growth of the new economy and high technology, Business Week named him one of its "Digital Dozen" most tech-savvy legislators in Congress, and the California Healthcare Institute presented Dooley with their "Visionary Award" for being a champion in Congress for biotechnology innovation.

Dooley attended public schools in Hanford, graduating from Hanford High School in 1972. He earned a bachelor's degree in agricultural economics in 1977 from the University of California at Davis. In 1987, as a Sloan Fellow, Dooley earned a Master's in Management from Stanford University.

Dooley was born on January 11, 1954 in Visalia. He and his wife, Linda (Phillips), have two daughters, Brooke and Emily.



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Sep 02, 2003 12:00am News Dooley Will Retire At End of Congress  Article Sherlock Holmes (a retired OC public servant collecting his pension) 

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RACES
  11/05/2002 CA DIstrict 20 Won 63.70% (+29.43%)
  11/07/2000 CA District 20 Won 52.35% (+6.85%)
  11/03/1998 CA District 20 Won 60.73% (+21.46%)
  11/00/1998 Democratic Caucus Vice-Chair Lost 39.51% (-20.98%)
  06/02/1998 CA District 20- All-Party Primary Won 43.48% (+20.58%)
  11/05/1996 CA District 20 Won 56.51% (+17.38%)
  11/08/1994 CA District 20 Won 56.70% (+13.39%)
  11/03/1992 CA District 20 Won 64.85% (+29.71%)
  11/06/1990 CA District 17 Won 54.54% (+9.09%)
  06/05/1990 CA District 17 - D Primary Won 58.65% (+30.78%)
ENDORSEMENTS
CA US President - D Primary - Mar 02, 2004 I Joe Lieberman
CA District 20 - D Primary - Mar 02, 2004 D Lisa Quigley
US President - D Primaries - Jun 09, 2004 I Joe Lieberman