Bill Shuster

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Bill Shuster ()
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Committees: House Committee on Armed Services, House Committee on Natural Resources, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
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Next election: Nov. 6, 2012

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Bill Shuster has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives, representing the 9th district of Pennsylvania, since 2001.


Record and controversies

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Iraq War

Shuster 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

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Shuster was born January 10, 1961 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania and graduated from Dickinson College where he earned his B.A. in Political Science and in History. He then earned an MBA from American University.

Congressional Career

He was elected to the United States House of Representatives in a special election in 2001. Shuster won re-election easily in 2002 and 2004.

2006 elections

In 2006, Democrats nominated Tony Barr to face Bill Shuster in his November 2006 bid for reelection. (See U.S. congressional elections in 2006) [1] Shuster 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)
United Continental Holdings$ 36,500
AMR Corp$ 34,200
Atlas Air Worldwide$ 33,050
Berkshire Hathaway$ 28,334
CSX Corp$ 25,600
American Trucking Assns$ 23,400
Kirby Corp$ 20,800
New Enterprise Stone & Lime$ 20,700
Bentley Systems$ 20,500
Energy Transfer Equity$ 17,600
Source: The Center for Responsive Politics' 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 Bill Shuster
from the Center for Responsive Politics' 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 in the 110th Congress (2007-2008)

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

Coalitions and Caucuses

  • Army Caucus
  • Depot Caucus
  • Rural Health Care Coalition

Boards and other Affiliations

  • Coach, American Youth Soccer Organization
  • Coach, Little League Baseball
  • Board of Directors, Blair County Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Masonic Temple
  • Member, National Federation of Independent Business
  • Member,National Rifle Association
  • Board of Directors, Pennsylvania Automotive Association
  • President/Fund Raising Chair, Roaring Spring Rotary Club
  • Board of Directors, UCC Homewood Retirement and Nursing Home
  • Member, Zion Lutheran Church

More Background Data

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


DC office
  • 204 Cannon House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
    Ph: 202-225-2431 Fax: 202-225-2486
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District offices
  • 100 Lincoln Way East, Suite B, Chambersburg, PA 17201
    Ph: 717-264-8308 Fax: (none entered)
  • 310 Penn Street, Suite 200, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
    Ph: 814-696-6318, 1-800-854-3035 Fax: (none entered)
  • 647 Philadelphia Street, Suite 304, Indiana, PA 15701
    Ph: 724-463-0516 Fax: (none entered)
  • 118 West Main Street, Suite 302, Somerset, PA 15501
    Ph: 814-443-3918 Fax: (none entered)
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