Politician and member of the Democratic Party who became a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Virginia's 8th district in 1991.
He played football at the College of the Holy Cross, where he earned a Bachelor's degree in economics in 1967.
He helped found the New Democrat Coalition, a grouping of Democratic lawmakers who are fiscally moderate.
He was married to Mary Howard from 1988 to 2003 and to Lu Ann Bennett from 2004 to 2010.
He voted in favor of opening an impeachment inquiry on President Bill Clinton following the Monica Lewinsky scandal.