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#REDIRECT [[Rosa DeLauro]]
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|Name = Rosa L. DeLauro
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|Profile picture =Rosa L. Delauro.jpg
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|Position =U.S. House, Connecticut, District 3
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|Status = Incumbent
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|Tenure = January 3, 1991-Present
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|Term ends = January 3, 2015
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|Assumed office =1991
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|Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
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|Predecessor = Bruce Morrison (D)
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|Base salary = $174,000/year
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|Last election = November 6, 2012
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|First elected =1990
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|Next election =[[United States House of Representatives elections in Connecticut, 2014|November 4, 2014]]
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|High school =The Academy of Our Lady of Mercy, Lauralton Hall
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|Bachelor's =Marymount College
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|Master's =London School of Economics,Columbia University
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|Birthday =March 2, 1943
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|Place of birth =New Haven, [[Connecticut]]
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|Net worth = $15,934,508
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|Profession =Political assistant, nonprofit program coordinator
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|Religion =Roman Catholic
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|Office website =http://delauro.house.gov/index.cfm
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|Campaign website =http://rosadelauro.com/
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|Campaign logo = Rosa DeLauro logo.jpg
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{{tnr}}'''Rosa L. DeLauro''' (b. March 2, 1943) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[U.S. House of Representatives]]. DeLauro was elected by voters from [[Connecticut's 3rd congressional district]]. She was first elected to the U.S. House in 1990.
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DeLauro was re-elected on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/Elections/Connecticut ''ABC News'' "2012 General Election Results"]</ref>
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Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by ''GovTrack'', DeLauro is a "[[GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking|far-left Democratic leader]]".<ref>[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/rosa_delauro/400103 ''Gov Track'' "DeLauro" Accessed May 25, 2012]</ref>
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==Biography==
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DeLauro was born to an Italian-American family in New Haven, [[Connecticut]] and earned her high school diploma from The Academy of Our Lady of Mercy, Lauralton Hall in Milford, [[Connecticut]]. She earned a bachelor's degree from Marymount College in Tarrytown, [[New York]], as well as separate master's degrees from the London School of Economics and Columbia University. <ref name="biography"> [http://rosadelauro.com/rosasstory/ ''Rosa DeLauro for Congress'' "About Rosa" Accessed October 15, 2011] </ref>
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==Career==
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*Executive Director, EMILY'S List
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*Executive Director, Countdown '87
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*Chief of Staff, U.S. Senator Christopher Dodd
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==Committee assignments==
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===U.S. House===
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====2013-2014====
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DeLauro serves on the following committees:<ref>[http://media.cq.com/pub/committees/ ''CQ.com,'' "House Committee Rosters for the 113th Congress"]</ref>
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* [[United States House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations|Committee on Appropriations]]
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**Subcommittee on Agriculture and Rural Development
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**Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education ''Ranking Member''
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====2011-2012====
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* [[United States House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations|Committee on Appropriations]]<ref name="about"/>
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**Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
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**Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies ''Ranking Member''
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2012====
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DeLauro's campaign website listed the following issues:<ref>[http://rosadelauro.com/record/ Campaign website, Issues]</ref>
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*'''Economy
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:Excerpt: "Rosa recognizes that true economic recovery requires addressing high unemployment and other immediate crises while investing in the infrastructure and green economy that will create jobs in the long-term. The Jobs Bill and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act have helped to restore many good jobs to Connecticut, but Rosa continues to fight to make sure we do not revert back to the practices that created the current economic situation, and to ensure that our government’s economic policy benefits the families and businesses of the Third District."
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*'''Healthcare
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:Excerpt: "After many months of debate and more than half a century of work on the part of many presidents who tried to reform our health care system, our country finally succeeded. The health care reform bill President Obama signed into law fulfills the promise of generations of great leaders who fought to secure quality, affordable health care for all Americans."
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*'''Security
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:Excerpt: "Rosa believes that we must have a strong, coordinated response to threats of terrorism. She supports efforts by the Office of Homeland Security to engage local communities in this response, and has worked with emergency response teams and other community leaders in the Third District to ensure that all Connecticut families are protected."
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*'''Consumers
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:Excerpt: "Rosa has long been an advocate for improved consumer safety. As Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee that deals with these issues, Rosa has made enormous progress in improving food and drug safety and the safety of consumer products. In addition, she has worked to protect Connecticut consumers from the dangerous practices of banks and mortgage lenders in today’s economy."
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*'''Energy
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:Excerpt: "Rosa believes that an environmentally sound economy can also be a robust economy. That is why she is committed to increasing access to alternative energy sources and more efficient cars and to increasing opportunities for green job creation within the state of Connecticut. In addition, Rosa believes that as stewards of this country for our children and grandchildren, we have an obligation to protect our valuable natural resources."
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===Specific votes===
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====Fiscal Cliff====
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{{Oppose vote}}
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DeLauro voted against the fiscal cliff compromise bill, which made permanent most of the Bush tax cuts originally passed in 2001 and 2003 while also raising tax rates on the highest income levels. She was one of 16 Democrats that voted against the bill. The bill was passed in the House by a 257/167 vote on January 1, 2013.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2012/roll659.xml ''U.S. House'' "Roll Call Vote on the Fiscal Cliff" Accessed January 4, 2013.]</ref>
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==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Connecticut's 3rd congressional district elections, 2012]]''
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DeLauro ran 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 Connecticut, 2012|Connecticut's]] [[Connecticut's 3rd congressional district elections, 2012|3rd District]]. DeLauro ran unopposed in the Democratic primary.  She won re-election on November 6, 2012, defeating [[Wayne Winsely]] in the general election.<ref>[http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/Elections/Connecticut ''ABC News'' "2012 General Election Results"]</ref>
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===2010===
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On November 2, 2010, DeLauro won re-election to the [[United States House of Representatives]]. She defeated Jerry Labriola, Jr.(R), Charles A. Pillsbury (G), and Boaz Itshaky (I) 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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{{Election box 2010
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|Chamber= U.S. House of Representatives, Connecticut's 3rd Congressional District, General Election
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|party1=Democratic
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|party2=Republican
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|party3= Green
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|party4= Independent
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|winner1 = Rosa L. DeLauro
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Jerry Labriola, Jr.
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|candidate3= Charles A. Pillsbury
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|candidate4= Boaz Itshaky
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|votes1 = 134544
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|votes2 = 74107
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|votes3= 2984
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|votes4= 5
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}}
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name=DeLauro
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|year=2000
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|Editdate=March 22, 2013
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|link=<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/elections.php?cycle=Career&cid=N00000615&type=I ''Open Secrets'' "Career Fundraising for Rosa DeLauro," Accessed March 22, 2013]</ref>
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|party=Democratic
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|totalraised2012=1175607
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|result2012=Won
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|office2012=US House (Connecticut, [[Connecticut's 1st congressional district{{!}}District 1]])
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|totalraised2010=1309373
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|result2010=Won
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|office2010=US House (Connecticut, [[Connecticut's 1st congressional district{{!}}District 1]])
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|totalraised2008=1151850
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|result2008=Won
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|office2008=US House (Connecticut, [[Connecticut's 1st congressional district{{!}}District 1]])
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|totalraised2006=819470
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|result2006=Won
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|office2006=US House (Connecticut, [[Connecticut's 1st congressional district{{!}}District 1]])
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|totalraised2004=735034
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|result2004=Won
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|office2004=US House (Connecticut, [[Connecticut's 1st congressional district{{!}}District 1]])
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|totalraised2002=637969
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|result2002=Won
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|office2002=US House (Connecticut, [[Connecticut's 1st congressional district{{!}}District 1]])
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|totalraised2000=567334
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|result2000=Won
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|office2000=US House (Connecticut, [[Connecticut's 1st congressional district{{!}}District 1]])
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}}
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===2012===
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[[File:Rosa DeLauro Donors 2012.JPG|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of DeLauro's campaign funds before the 2012 election.]]
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DeLauro won re-election to the [[U.S. House]] in 2012. During that election cycle, DeLauro's campaign committee raised a total of $1,175,607 and spent $1,169,821.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cid=N00000615&cycle=2012 ''Open Secrets'' "Rosa DeLauro 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed February 19, 2013]</ref>
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{{Congress donor box 2012
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|winner = Y
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|Chamber = U.S. House, Connecticut District 3
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = $1,175,607
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|total spent = $1,169,821
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|opponent raised = $60,755
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|opponent spent = $60,750
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|org1 = USA Farm Worker PAC
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|org2 = FMR Corp
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|org3 = Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder
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|org4 = Democracy Engine
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|org5 = Operating Engineers Union
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|orgdonor1 = $25,000
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|orgdonor2 = $24,450
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|orgdonor3 = $15,988
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|orgdonor4 = $14,800
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|orgdonor5 = $13,000
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|ind1 = Health Professionals
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|ind2 = Lobbyists
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|ind3 = Public Sector Unions
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|ind4 = Lawyers/Law Firms
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|ind5 = Building Trade Unions
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|inddonor1 = $111,010
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|inddonor2 = $76,718
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|inddonor3 = $73,000
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|inddonor4 = $69,202
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|inddonor5 = $51,000
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|}}
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===2010===
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[[File:Rosa DeLauro 2010 Donor Breakdown.jpg|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of DeLauro's campaign funds before the 2010 election.]]
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DeLauro won re-election to the [[U.S. House of Representatives]]in 2010. During that re-election cycle, DeLauro's campaign committee raised a total of $1,309,373 and spent $1,373,230.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cycle=2010&type=I&cid=N00000615&newMem=N ''Open Secrets'' "Rosa L. DeLauro 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed November 8, 2011]</ref>
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{{Congress donor box 2010
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|Chamber = U.S. House of Representatives, Connecticut's 3rd Congressional District
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = $1,309,373
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|total spent =$1,373,230
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|opponent raised = $196,387
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|opponent spent = $178,465
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|org1 = Yale University
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|org2 = Cavarocchi Ruscio Dennis Assoc
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|org3 = Cornerstone Government Affairs
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|org4 = American Assn for Justice
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|org5 = American Crystal Sugar
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|orgdonor1 = $15,200
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|orgdonor2 = $10,800
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|orgdonor3 = $10,750
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|orgdonor4 = $10,000
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|orgdonor5 = $10,000
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|ind1 = Health Professionals
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|ind2 = Lobbyists
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|ind3 = Lawyers/Law Firms
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|ind4 = Public Sector Unions
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|ind5 = Building Trade Unions
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|inddonor1 = $114,000
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|inddonor2 = $112,018
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|inddonor3 = $78,274
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|inddonor4 = $64,500
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|inddonor5 = $62,000
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|}}
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==Analysis==
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===Congressional Staff Salaries===
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::''See also: [[Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
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The website ''Legistorm'' compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. DeLauro paid her congressional staff a total of $1,110,481 in 2011.  She ranked 146th on the list of the lowest paid Democratic Representative Staff Salaries and she ranked 56th overall of the highest paid Representative Staff Salaries in 2011.  Overall, [[Connecticut]] ranked 4th in average salary for representative staff. The average [[U.S. House of Representatives]] congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.<ref>[http://www.legistorm.com/member/203/Rep_Rosa_DeLauro.html LegiStorm "Rosa DeLauro"]</ref>
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===Net worth===
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:: ''See also: [[Net Worth of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
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Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by ''OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics'', DeLauro's net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $5,381,021 and $26,487,996. That averages to $15,934,508, which is higher than the average net worth of Democratic Representatives in 2011 of $5,107,874. Her average net worth decreased by 4.16% from 2010.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/pfds/CIDsummary.php?CID=N00000615&year=2011 ''OpenSecrets.org'', "DeLauro, (D-Conn), 2011"]</ref>
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Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by ''OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics'', DeLauro's net worth as of 2010 was estimated between  $5,844,020 and $27,407,996. That averages to $16,626,008, which is higher than the average net worth of Democratic Representatives in 2010 of $4,465,875.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/pfds/CIDsummary.php?CID=N00000615&year=2010 ''OpenSecrets.org'', "DeLauro, (D-Conn), 2010"]</ref>
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===National Journal vote ratings===
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:: ''See also: [[National Journal vote ratings]]''
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Each year ''National Journal'' publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of congress voted in the previous year.  DeLauro ranked 64th in the liberal rankings in 2012.<ref>[http://www.nationaljournal.com/2012-vote-ratings ''National Journal,'' "2012 Congressional Vote Ratings," February 21, 2013]</ref>
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Each year ''National Journal'' publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of congress voted in the previous year.  DeLauro ranked 41st in the liberal rankings.<ref>[http://www.nationaljournal.com/voteratings2011/searchable-vote-ratings-tables-house-20120223 ''National Journal,'' "Searchable Vote Ratings Tables: House," February 23, 2012]</ref>
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===Political Positions===
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====Percentage voting with party====
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{{Congress vote percent
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|name=Rosa L. DeLauro
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|party=Democratic
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|rank=3
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|total=192
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|year=November 2011
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==Personal==
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Rosa is married to Stanley Greenberg, President of Greenberg Quinlan Rosner, a public issues research firm. Their children—Anna, Kathryn and Jonathan Greenberg—all are grown and pursuing careers. They have four grandchildren, Rigby, Teo, Sadie, and Jasper. <ref name="about"> [http://delauro.house.gov/bio.cfm ''Congresswoman Rosa L. Delauro:Representing the Third District of Connecticut'' "Biography" Accessed October 15, 2011] </ref>
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==External links==
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*[http://rosadelauro.com/ Campaign website]
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==References==
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