|Assumed office |
January 3, 2001
|Preceded by||Bob Weygand|
|Born||April 22, 1964 |
Providence, Rhode Island
James R. The United States House of Representatives is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress; the other is the Senate. Rhode Island ( officially named the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, is a state in the New England region of the United States Rhode Island's 2nd congressional district is a congressional district in southern and western Rhode Island. Events 1431 - Joan of Arc is handed over to the Bishop Pierre Cauchon. Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. Robert A "Bob" Weygand (born May 10, 1948) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1997–2001 Events 1500 - Portuguese Navigator Pedro Álvares Cabral becomes the first European to sight Brazil. Year 1964 ( MCMLXIV) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the 1964 Gregorian calendar. The Democratic Party is one of two major Political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. Langevin (born April 22, 1964) is a Democratic member of the Rhode Island congressional delegation. Events 1500 - Portuguese Navigator Pedro Álvares Cabral becomes the first European to sight Brazil. Year 1964 ( MCMLXIV) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the 1964 Gregorian calendar. Rhode Island ( officially named the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, is a state in the New England region of the United States He represents the state's 2nd District, serving since 2001.
Langevin was born in Providence, Rhode Island. He attended Bishop Hendricken High School, located in Warwick, Rhode Island, and then went on to study at Rhode Island College, from which he received an undergraduate degree, in addition to serving as President of Student Community Government, Inc. Bishop Thomas Francis Hendricken High School is a Catholic, all male college preparatory high school located in Warwick RI, in the Roman Catholic Diocese Warwick is a city in Kent County, Rhode Island, United States. This article is about the current institution that has used this name since 1960 , and he has a Masters of Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government of Harvard University. The Master of Public Administration ( MPA or MPA) degree is one of several Master's level professional public affairs degrees that The John F Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University (also known as Harvard Kennedy School and HKS) is a Public policy and 
Langevin was first elected a member of the Rhode Island State Assembly in 1988 and served as an assemblyman until 1994. He was elected Secretary of State of Rhode Island in 1995, and while at this post he earned a reputation for weeding out corruption in the state government. Secretary of State is a commonly used title for a Government Official. Langevin has been a member of the United States House of Representatives since 2001, representing the state's 2nd Congressional district. The United States House of Representatives is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress; the other is the Senate. (see map).
Langevin has been unable to walk since 1980, when, at the age of 16, he was seriously injured in an accidental shooting. He had been working as a volunteer at the Warwick Police Department when a weapon accidentally discharged, leaving him paralyzed from the waist down. Langevin uses a wheelchair, and is known as an advocate for people with disabilities. On July 27, 2004, he spoke to the Democratic National Convention, largely on the subject of stem cell research. Events 1214 - Battle of Bouvines: In France, Philip II of France defeats John of England. "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " The Democratic National Convention is a series of presidential nominating conventions held every four years since 1832 by the United States Democratic Party.
Langevin is a pro-life Democrat in Congress. Overview See also Ethical aspects of abortion Pro-life individuals generally believe that human life should be valued either from conception or Implantation Langevin fended off a primary challenge from a more liberal Democrat in 2006, and he easily won re-election against Independent Rod Driver.
For the Presidency in 2008, Langevin announced his support for Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY), by serving as a special adviser on issues ranging from stem cell research to patients with disabilities. Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (born October 26 1947 is the junior United States Senator from
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Rhode Island's 2nd congressional district