American Democratic politician who served in the Connecticut House of Representatives from 2009 to 2011 and was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2013.
She graduated from Harvard College in 1981 and earned her J.D. from Yale Law School in 1985.
She was a professor at American University in Washington D.C. before entering politics.
She married Daniel C. Esty in 1984 and had one daughter, Sarah.
She succeeded Chris Murphy in the U.S. House of Representatives.