Joseph Crowley

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U.S. Representative

Joseph Crowley (D)

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NY-14
Positions
Leadership: No leadership position
Committees: House Committee on Foreign Affairs, House Committee on Ways and Means
(subcommittees and past assignments)
Next election: Nov. 6, 2012

Primary challenge: N/a

Incumbent running: Yes, for a different seat

2012 candidates for NY-14

Confirmed: Jospeh Crowley, William Gibbons Jr
Possible: None so far
Out: None so far
(more info & editing for NY-14)
On the Web
Official website

Joseph Crowley, a Democrat, has represented the Seventh Congressional District of New York in the U.S. House of Representatives since 1998.

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Record and controversies

Congressional scorecards

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Organization 2007 Scorecard
Score - Agree ratio
2008 Scorecard
Score - Agree ratio
American Civil Liberties Union not avail. not avail.
American Conservative Union 0 - 0/25 not avail.
AFSCME not avail. not avail.
Americans for Democratic Action 95 - 19/20 100 - 20/20
Club for Growth not avail. not avail.
Drum Major Institute not avail. not avail.
Family Research Council not avail. not avail.
Information Technology Industry Council not avail. not avail.
League of Conservation Voters not avail. not avail.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People not avail. not avail.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce 60 - 12/20 not avail.


Iraq War

Crowley voted for the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002 that started the Iraq War.[1]

For more information see the chart of U.S. House of Representatives votes on the Iraq War.

Environmental record

For more information on environmental legislation, see the Energy and Environment Policy Portal

Support for gun control

Crowley cosponsored H.R. 1022 (Assault Weapons Ban Reauthorization Act of 2007) on March 7, 2007.[2]

Main article: U.S. gun legislation

Bio

Crowley was born March 16, 1962 in New York, New York. He graduated from Queens College in 1985. In 1986, he was elected to the New York General Assembly and served until he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1998.[[1]]

Congressional career

According to his House biography, "Crowley is using his seat at the leadership table to promote sound policies to improve public education, make healthcare more affordable and protect Social Security for working families in the Bronx and Queens. Congressman Crowley has and will continue to work his colleagues in the Democratic Caucus to promote the Democratic agenda and win back a Democratic House of Representatives in 2006."[2]

2006 elections

In 2006, the Republicans nominated Kevin Brawley to face Crowley in his November 2006 bid for reelection. (See U.S. congressional elections in 2006) [3] Crowley retained his seat.

Money in politics

This section contains links to – and feeds from – money in politics databases. For specific controversies, see this article's record and controversies section.

Top Contributors to during the 2008 Election Cycle
DonorAmount (US Dollars)
Goldman Sachs$ 27,350
Guardian Life Insurance$ 21,250
Blackstone Group$ 19,500
Getco LLC$ 17,000
Ernst & Young$ 15,000
Plaza College$ 14,500
Akin, Gump et al$ 13,400
Bank of America$ 13,000
Deloitte LLP$ 12,500
Westfield Group of Australia$ 12,096
Source: The Center for Responsive Politics' www.OpenSecrets.org site.
Note: Contributions are not from the organizations themselves, but are rather from
the organization's PAC, employees or owners. Totals include subsidiaries and affiliates.
Links to more campaign contribution information for Joseph Crowley
from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org site.
Fundraising profile: 2008 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by organization/corporation: 2008 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by industry: 2008 election cycle Career totals


Committees and Affiliations

Committees

Committees in the 110th Congress (2007-2008)

Committee assignments in the 109th Congress (2005-2006)

  • House Committee on Financial Services
    • Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
    • Subcommittee on Capital Markets Insurance and Government Sponsored Enterprises
    • Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy Trade and Technology
  • House Committee on International Relations
    • Subcommittee on the Middle East and Central Asia
    • Subcommittee on International Terrorism and Nonproliferation

More Background Data

Wikipedia also has an article on Joseph Crowley. This article may use content from the Wikipedia article under the terms of the GFDL.

Contact

DC office
  • 2404 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
    Ph: 202-225-3965 Fax: 202-225-1909
    Webform email
District offices
  • 3425 East Tremont Avenue, Suite 1-3 Bronx, NY 10465
    Ph: 718-931-1400 Fax: (none entered)
  • 74-09 37th Avenue, Suite 306-B Jackson Heights, NY 11372
    Ph: 718-779-1400 Fax: (none entered)
On the Web
Campaign office
  • No campaign website entered.
  • No campaign webform email entered.
  • No campaign office information entered.

Articles and Resources

References

  1. Roll call vote, Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002.
  2. Thomas page on H.R. 1312

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