Politician who has gained fame as a Democratic US Congressman representing California's 33rd District. He was appointed the Assistant Congressional Whip of the 115th Congress in 2017 by Nancy Pelosi.
He graduated from Stanford University with his dual degree in computer science and political science in 1991. He would later graduate magna cum laude from the Georgetown University Law Center in 1994.
He served as an active duty member of the Air Force Judge Advocate General Corps, and later obtained the rank of colonel in 2015. He served as a California State Senator between 2011-2014.
He shares two sons named Austin and Brennan with his wife Betty.