Frank Wolf

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Frank Wolf ()
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Committees: House Committee on Appropriations
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Next election: Nov. 6, 2012

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Frank Rudolph Wolf, a Republican, has represented the Tenth Congressional District of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives since 1981.


Record and controversies

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Iraq War

Wolf 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

FY2008 budget

On June 5, 2007, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations approved a measure that would allow the president, now or in the future, to waive current provisions that require one-third of all U.S. aid for HIV/AIDS prevention be spend on abstinence-only programs, opening up the possibility of funding to international family planning organizations since barred from American aid resources. President Bush would not be expected to reverse the requirements, but it would leave the option open for the next president to do so. The subcommittee's Republican members, led by ranking member Wolf, came out against the measure, citing the president's threat to veto any legislation weakening abortion laws. Subcommittee Chair Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.) stated that the legislation does not violate the anti-abortion policy as it leaves the authority to the president to make the decision.

Main article: Congressional actions on the federal budget/110th Congress



Wolf was born January 30, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended Pennsylvania State University where he was a member of Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity. He received a degree in Law from Georgetown University.

Congressional career

2006 elections

In 2006, the Democrats nominated Judy Feder, and the Libertarian Party nominated Bill Wood to face Wolf in his November 2006 bid for reelection. Wolf retained his seat.(See U.S. congressional elections in 2006)[2]

Money in politics

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Top Contributors to during the 2008 Election Cycle
DonorAmount (US Dollars)
Orbital Sciences Corp$ 10,000
Northrop Grumman$ 7,000
National Active & Retired Federal Employees Assn$ 6,000
Akin, Gump et al$ 5,750
Deloitte LLP$ 5,000
American Federation of Govt Employees$ 4,000
National Weather Service Employees Org$ 4,000
Harris Corp$ 3,000
Lockheed Martin$ 3,000
National Air Traffic Controllers Assn$ 3,000
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 Frank Wolf
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)

  • House Committee on Appropriations
    • Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, Ranking Member
    • Subcommittee on Transportation, Treasury, Housing and Urban Development

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

  • House Committee on Appropriations
    • Subcommittee on Science State Justice and Commerce and Related Agencies - Chair
    • Subcommittee on Transportation Treasury and Housing and Urban Development The Judiciary District of Columbia

Coalitions and Caucuses

  • Commission on Security & Cooperation in Europe
  • Co-Chair, Congressional Human Rights Caucus, 108th Congress
  • Chair, Congressional Working Group on China

Boards and other Affiliations

More Background Data

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


DC office
  • 241 Cannon House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
    Ph: 202-225-5136 Fax: 202-225-0437
    Webform email
District offices
  • 110 North Cameron Street Winchester, VA 22601
    Ph: 540-667-0990 Fax: (none entered)
  • 13873 Park Center Road, Suite 130 Herndon, VA 20171
    Ph: 703-709-5800 Fax: (none entered)
On the Web
Campaign office

2008 Campaign Contact Information

Official Wolf for Congress campaign website

Headquarters Address
14506 Lee Road
Chantilly, VA 20151
(near the Costco located at Route 50 and Route 28)

Mailing Address:
Friends of Frank Wolf
PO Box 710235
Oak Hill, VA 20171

Phone: 703-817-9691
FAX: 703-817-9695

Articles and resources



  • Mark Kleiman, "GWB, unperson," The Reality-Based Community Blog, October 12, 2006.

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