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Born:February 10, 1962 (age 60)
Career:U.S. House of Representatives, 2017-present
Education:B.A., Fairleigh Dickinson University
M.A., University of Delaware

Suzanne Bonamici has represented Oregon's 1st Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives since February 7, 2012.

Born October 14, 1954, in Detroit, Michigan, Bonamici earned an A.A. from Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon in 1978, a B.A. in journalism from the University of Oregon in 1980 and her J.D. from the University of Oregon School Of Law in 1983. After law school, Bonamici was an attorney for the Federal Trade Commission in Washington D.C., and in private practice. From 2001-2006, she worked as a legislative assistant in the Oregon House of Representatives.

Bonamici served in the Oregon House of Representatives from 2007-2008 and in the Oregon State Senate from 2008-2011.

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