Alcee Lamar Hastings is the U.S. Representative for Florida's 20th congressional district. The district includes most of the majority-black precincts in and around Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. A Democrat, Hastings served as a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida until his impeachment and removal. Following Senator Bill Nelson's departure from office in January 2019, Hastings became the dean of Florida's congressional delegation. In January 2019, he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
|Born:||Alcee Lamar Hastings, September 5, 1936, Altamonte Springs, Florida, U.S.|
|Education:||Fisk University (BA), Howard University, Florida A&M University (JD)|
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|Constituency:||23rd district (1993–2013), 20th district (2013–present)|
|Twitter:||Alcee Hastings's Twitter profile|
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About Alcee L. Hastings
Politician and Democrat who became a member of the U.S. House of Representatives in 1993. He previously served as a Judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida from 1979 until he was impeached on charges of bribery and perjury in 1989.
He practiced as a lawyer in the 1960s until venturing into politics in 1970.
He is one of only eight federal officials in American history to be impeached and removed from office.
He has not remarried after divorcing his first wife.
Unlike Bill Clinton, he was found guilty in his impeachment.
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