Marie Newman

Born:April 13, 1964 (age 58)
Career:U.S. House of Representatives, 2021-present
Education:B.A., University of Wisconsin

Marie Newman assumed office as the U.S. representative-elect for Illinois' 3rd Congressional District on Jan. 3, 2021.

Newman was born on April 13, 1964 in Evergreen Park, Illinois. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism and business from the University of Wisconsin. After college, she worked in advertising, eventually becoming a partner in a large ad agency and later starting her own consulting firm. She co-founded a nonprofit organization, Team Up to Stop Bullying, to address bullying among school children. She has served as a state and national advocate for health care rights, income equality, LGBTQ+ rights and gun safety.

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