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Taxes and Spending
Driehaus does not believe that oil companies should get tax breaks, and promises to vote accordingly. He also said he will work to restore fiscal responsibility, fight for middle class tax cuts, and better budgeting practices that benefit the middle class. 
Driehaus does not support proposals that will privatize Social Security. 
To improve the healthcare system, Driehaus said he will work to expand coverage for more Americans, and support SCHIP. 
Driehaus supports restoring Pell Grant funding, lowering interest rates on student loans, increased investment in Pre-K to college education, and worker re-training programs. 
Driehaus supports withdrawing troops from Iraq, and refocusing the military on fighting terrorism in the region. He also believes that more energy should go to diplomacy.
Driehaus supported the GI Bill for the 21st Century. He said he will work to ensure that soldiers have the equipment and support necessary to be safe, and the health care and education benefits they need when they return. 
Driehaus was born June 24, 1966, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He has a B.A. from Miami University and an M.P.A. from Indiana University, and he was a member of the Ohio House of Representatives from 2001 to 2008. From 2005 to 2007, he was the minority whip. He and his wife, Lucienne, have three children. 
Driehaus won the Democratic nomination to challenge Rep. Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) in the 2008 congressional elections. Driehaus defeated incumbent Steve Chabot in November 2008 general elections. 
Money in politics
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|Links to more campaign contribution information for Steven Driehaus
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- Revolving door profile for Steven Driehaus from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org website.
- 2006 privately funded travel profile for Steven Driehaus from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org website.
- Personal finance profile for Steven Driehaus from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org website.
Committees and affiliations
Committees in the 110th Congress (2007-2008)
Driehaus is assigned the House Committee on Financial Services.
More background data
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Articles and resources
- 2008 U.S. congressional elections
- Portal:Ohio and the U.S. Congress
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 VoteUsa.org - Steve L. Driehaus
- ↑ Official campaign Web site
- ↑ "Steve Driehaus," Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress
- ↑ 2008 Race Tracker page on Ohio’s 1st Congressional District
- ↑ Cleveland.com, “The Latest Ohio, Presidential and Senate Election Results", “Cleveland.com”, March 5, 2008, Accessed March 10, 2008
- ↑ "Ohio 2008 General Election", TheGreenPapers.com, November 4, 2008
- 2008 Race Tracker page on Ohio’s 1st Congressional District
- Driehaus's FEC filings for the 2007-08 election cycle
- Driehaus's Ohio state representative website
- Driehaus' official 2008 campaign website
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Date of Birth: June 24, 1966
November 4, 2008