Politician and member of the Democratic party who was elected a U.S. Representative for California's 2nd congressional district in 2013.
He received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science magna cum laude from University of California, Santa Barbara before attaining his law degree from Boston College Law School in 1990.
He was a member of USA Volleyball Team in 1987 when the team was ranked #1 in the world.
He has two children, Abigail and Nathan, with his wife Susan. His past times include fishing and making wine at home.
He served in the California State Assembly while Arnold Schwarzenegger was Governor of California.