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'''Bill Shuster''' (b. January 10, 1961) is a member of the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] from the state of [[Pennsylvania]]. Shuster represents [[Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district]] and was first elected in 2001.  
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{{tnr}}'''William "Bill" Shuster''' (b. January 10, 1961) is a member of the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] from the state of [[Pennsylvania]]. Shuster represents [[Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district]] and was first elected in 2001.  
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Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by ''GovTrack'', Shuster is a "[[GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking|moderate Republican leader]]".<ref>[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/william_shuster/409888 ''Gov Track'' "William “Bill” Shuster" Accessed April 19, 2012]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Shuster was born in McKeesport, [[Pennsylvania]]. He earned his B.A. from Dickinson College in 1983, and his M.B.A. from American University.<ref>[http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=s001154 ''Biographical Directory of the United States Congress'' "SHUSTER, William (Bill), (1960 - )"]</ref>
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==Career==
 
==Career==
*1983: Graduated from Dickinson College, Carlisle, [[Pennsylvania]].
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*2001-Present: [[U.S. House of Representatives]], [[Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district]]
*1987: Graduated from American University, Washington, D.C.
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*2001-Present: [[U.S. House]] Representative from [[Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district]].
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===U.S. House===
 
===U.S. House===
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**Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
 
**Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
 
**Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
 
**Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
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==Issues==
 
==Issues==
 
===Political positions===
 
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===Presidential preference===
 
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:: ''See also: [[Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
  
Shuster is running in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Pennsylvania, 2012|Pennsylvania's]] [[Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district elections, 2012|8th District]]. He is seeking the nomination on the Republican ticket.
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Shuster is running in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Pennsylvania, 2012|Pennsylvania's]] [[Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district elections, 2012|8th District]]. He is seeking the nomination on the [[Republican]] ticket.
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
On November 2, 2010, Shuster won re-election to the [[United States House of Representatives]]. He defeated Tom Conners in the general election.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2010election.pdf ''U.S. Congress House Clerk'' "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"]</ref>
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On November 2, 2010, Shuster won re-election to the [[United States House of Representatives]]. He defeated Tom Conners ([[Democratic|D]]) in the general election.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2010election.pdf ''U.S. Congress House Clerk'' "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"]</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
Shuster won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Shuster's campaign committee raised a total of $852,099 and spent $805,206.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cycle=2010&type=I&cid=N00013770&newMem=N ''Open Secrets'' "Bill Shuster 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed November 16, 2011]</ref>
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[[File:Bill Shuster 2010 Donor Breakdown.png|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Shuster's campaign funds before the 2010 election.]]
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Shuster won re-election to the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Shuster's campaign committee raised a total of $852,099 and spent $805,206.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cycle=2010&type=I&cid=N00013770&newMem=N ''Open Secrets'' "Bill Shuster 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed November 16, 2011]</ref>
  
 
His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:
 
His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:
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==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term '''Bill + Shuster + Pennsylvania + House'''
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term '''Bill + Shuster + Pennsylvania + House'''
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
 
Bill Shuster is married to Rebecca. They have 2 children.
 
Bill Shuster is married to Rebecca. They have 2 children.
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*[http://shuster.house.gov Official House website]
 
*[http://shuster.house.gov Official House website]
 
*[http://billshusterforcongress.org/index.asp Official campaign website]
 
*[http://billshusterforcongress.org/index.asp Official campaign website]
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*[http://picasaweb.google.com/pa09Shuster Official Picasa account]
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*[http://www.youtube.com/repshuster Official Youtube channel]
  
 
==References==
 
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Revision as of 17:28, 19 April 2012

Bill Shuster
Bill Shuster.JPG
U.S. House, Pennsylvania, District 9
Incumbent
In office
2001-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 13
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedMay 15, 2001
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sDickinson College
Master'sAmerican University
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 10, 1961
Place of birthMcKeesport, Pennsylvania
ProfessionBusiness Owner
ReligionLutheran
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
William "Bill" Shuster (b. January 10, 1961) is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the state of Pennsylvania. Shuster represents Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district and was first elected in 2001.

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Shuster is a "moderate Republican leader".[1]

Biography

Shuster was born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania. He earned his B.A. from Dickinson College in 1983, and his M.B.A. from American University.[2]

Career

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2011-2012

Shuster serves on the following committees:[3]

  • Armed Services
    • Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces
    • Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities
  • Transportation and Infrastructure
    • Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
    • Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
    • Subcommittee on Highways and Transit

Issues

Political positions

Percentage voting with party

The website OpenCongress tracks how often members of Congress vote with the majority of the chamber caucus. According to the website, Bill Shuster has voted with the Republican Party 94.1% of the time, which ranked 64 among the 242 House Republican members as of December 2011.[4]

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Bill Shuster endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [5]

Elections

2012

See also: Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district elections, 2012

Shuster is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Pennsylvania's 8th District. He is seeking the nomination on the Republican ticket.

2010

On November 2, 2010, Shuster won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Tom Conners (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House of Representatives, Pennsylvania Congressional District 9 Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBill Shuster Incumbent 73.1% 141,904
     Democrat Tom Conners 26.9% 52,322
Total Votes 194,226

Campaign donors

2010

Breakdown of the source of Shuster's campaign funds before the 2010 election.

Shuster won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Shuster's campaign committee raised a total of $852,099 and spent $805,206.[7]

His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:

U.S. House of Representatives, Pennsylvania Congressional District 9 Election, 2010 - Bill Shuster Campaign Contributions
Total Raised $852,099
Total Spent $805,206
Total Raised by General Election Opponent $0
Total Spent by General Election Opponent $0
Top contributors to Bill Shuster's campaign committee
New Enterprise Stone & Lime$21,300
Norfolk Southern$11,500
Union Pacific Corp$11,000
Berkshire Hathaway$10,000
Comcast Corp$10,000
Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee
Railroads$49,000
Building Materials & Equipment$48,400
Electric Utilities$44,400
Construction Services$36,250
General Contractors$31,566

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term Bill + Shuster + Pennsylvania + House

All stories may not be relevant to this official due to the nature of the search engine.

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Personal

Bill Shuster is married to Rebecca. They have 2 children.

External links

References

Political offices
Preceded by
Bud Shuster
U.S. House of Representatives - Pennsylvania, District 9
2001–Present
Succeeded by
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