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Adam Schiff

House Permanent Select Committee On Intelligence

Since his election in 2000, Congressman Adam Schiff has worked for transformational, progressive change, to make the economy work for everyone and address poverty, to make healthcare universal, to confront the urgent crisis of climate change and protect our environment, to bring about gun safety, and to address inequality.

Adam Schiff is a proven leader in Congress for efforts to protect our democracy, our national security, and the right to vote for all Americans. Adam currently serves as the Chairman of the powerful House Intelligence Committee.

Adam is a progressive leader in Congress, fighting for universal health care by co-sponsoring Medicare for All, working to combat the existential crisis of climate change and support the Green New Deal, and fighting to end the era of big money in politics by sponsoring a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United.

Schiff continues to fight for transformative change, including addressing inequitable health care and championing civil rights for all, building more affordable housing and addressing homelessness, and ending systemic racism and inequality in our communities. Adam has also led efforts to end the forever wars and restore the constitutional power to declare war to Congress.

Before he served in Congress, Adam worked as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Los Angeles, and as a California State Senator representing many of the same areas he serves now in Congress.

A graduate of Stanford University and Harvard Law School, he and his wife Eve ( yes, it’s true – Adam and Eve – and yes, they’ve heard ALL the jokes!) have 2 children, Alexa and Elijah.

Adam currently represents the 28th Congressional District, which includes all or part of the cities of Glendale, Burbank, Pasadena, La Cañada-Flintridge, and West Hollywood, and the communities La Crescenta, Atwater Village, Silver Lake, Echo Park, Hollywood, Los Feliz, East Hollywood, Hollywood Hills, Montrose, Sunland, Tujunga, Elysian Valley, Franklin Hills, Verdugo City, and Griffith Park.

In addition to his leadership on the Intelligence Committee, Adam is on leave from the Appropriations Committee and previously served on the Judiciary and Foreign Affairs Committees. Adam is the founder of the Congressional Caucus for Freedom of the Press and Congressional Creativity and Theft-Prevention Caucus, Vice-chair of the Congressional Armenian Caucus, and a Vice-chair of the House LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus.

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