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Adam Schiff (D)
|Leadership:||No leadership position|
|Committees:||House Committee on Appropriations, House Committee on the Judiciary, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence|
|(subcommittees and past assignments)|
| Next election: Nov. 6, 2012
Primary challenge: N/a
Incumbent running: Yes, for a different seat
2012 candidates for CA-28
|Confirmed:||Adam Schiff, Phil Jennerjahn|
|Possible:||None so far|
|Out:||None so far|
|(more info & editing for CA-28)|
Record and controversies
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Support for gun control
Schiff cosponsored H.R. 1022 (Assault Weapons Ban Reauthorization Act of 2007) on March 7, 2007.
- Main article: U.S. gun legislation
Schiff was born June 20, 1960 in Framingham, Massachusetts. He attended Stanford University and Harvard University, and was a lawyer and a member of the California State Senate before entering the House.
In 2006, the Republicans nominated William Bodell, the Libertarian Party nominated Jim Keller, and the Green Party nominated William Paparian to face Schiff in his November 2006 bid for reelection. (See U.S. congressional elections in 2006)  Schiff 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.
The following is drawn from government records of campaign contributions to Adam Schiff. Campaign contributions are one of the most direct conduits for influencing members of Congress. How to use this information.
The "revolving door" refers to the passage of staffers between government and industry employment. Former staff for members of Congress often use the connections and knowledge they gained as public employees to help their new employers – often lobbying firms – influence their former employers and institutions.
Privately funded travel
The following is drawn from Adam Schiff's travel disclosure forms. Corporations and other organizations can pay for trips by members of Congress and their staff as long as it is related to official business (though some trips have been glorified junkets). How to use this information.
The following is drawn from Adam Schiff's personal financial disclosure forms. Close study of the data has often revealed conflicts of interest by members of Congress. How to use this information.
Committees and Affiliations
- House Committee on Appropriations
- Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science
- Subcommittee on Select Intelligence Oversight Panel
- Subcommittee on State-Foreign Operations
- House Committee on the Judiciary
- Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property
Committee assignments in the 109th Congress (2005-2006)
- House Committee on International Relations
- Subcommittee on the Middle East and Central Asia
- Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
- House Committee on the Judiciary
- Subcommittee on Task Force on Antirust
- Subcommittee on Courts the Internet and Intellectual Property
Coalitions and Caucuses
- Congressional Arts Caucus
- Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues
- Founder, Co Chair, Congressional Caucus on the Judicial Branch
- Co Founder, Congressional International Anti-Piracy Caucus
- Democratic Homeland Security Task Force
- Democratic Safe Neighborhoods Task Force, Democratic Caucus
- Co Founder, Democratic Study Group on National Security
- House Education Caucus
- Co Founder, Freshman for Reform
- New Democratic Coalition
Boards and other Affiliations
- National Board, Big Brothers, Big Sisters of America
- Member, Burbank and Glendale Chambers of Commerce
- Mock Trial Coach, Burbank High School
- Congressional Advisory Board, Humpty Dumpty Institute
- Advisory Council, Center on International Media Assistance 
More Background Data
District Office- Pasadena:
Brayley Building, Suite 205
35 South Raymond Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91105
Articles and resources
- ↑ Thomas page on H.R. 1022
- ↑ Advisory Council, Center on International Media Assistance, accessed November 28, 2007.
- Open Secrets - 2006 congressional races database