Republican politician who became the U.S. Representative for Alabama's third congressional district in 2003. He has served on the United States House Committee on Agriculture.
He graduated from Jacksonville State University with a political science degree and a public administration masters degree.
He received campaign contributions from Tom DeLay's war chest despite the fact that he was convicted on charges of felony money laundering of campaign finances.
He has been married to Beth Rogers for more than thirty years and the couple have three children together.
Like Hugo Black, he is a politician from Alabama who is very involved with the community.