Kathleen Maura Rice is an American attorney, prosecutor, and the United States Representative for New York's 4th congressional district. She is a Democrat. Prior to serving in Congress, she served as the Nassau County District Attorney, and, prior to that, she served as a federal prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney's Office in Philadelphia and as an assistant district attorney in the Kings County District Attorney's Office in New York City. Rice announced on January 29, 2014 that she would run for Congress in 2014 in New York's 4th congressional district to replace retiring Democratic incumbent Carolyn McCarthy. Rice won the election over Republican Bruce Blakeman on November 4, 2014 and took office in January 2015.
|Born:||Kathleen Maura Rice, February 15, 1965, New York City, New York, U.S.|
|Political party:||Republican (Before 2005), Democratic (2005–present)|
|Alma mater:||Catholic University (BA), Touro College (JD)|
|Preceded by:||Carolyn McCarthy|
|Twitter:||Kathleen Rice's Twitter profile|
|Facebook:||Kathleen Rice's Facebook profile|
|Youtube:||Kathleen Rice's Youtube channel|
About Kathleen Rice
After working as a prosecutor in the Philadelphia United States Attorney's Office and subsequently serving as District Attorney of Nassau County (New York), this lawyer and Democratic Party politician was elected to a New York fourth congressional district seat in the United States House of Representatives.
After earning her bachelor's degree from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., she received her Juris Doctor from The Touro Law Center in New York.
She narrowly lost the 2010 Democratic Primary for the office of New York State Attorney General to Eric Schneiderman.
Born to Christine and Laurence Rice, she and her nine siblings grew up on Long Island, New York.
In 2014, she replaced fellow Democrat Carolyn McCarthy as a fourth-district New York representative to the U.S. Congress.
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- Women in the United States House of Representatives - Women have served in the United States House of Representatives since the 1917 entrance of Jeannette Rankin from Montana, a member of the Republican Party. Three hundred twenty-five women have since served as U.S. Representatives.
- Touro Law Center alumni
- Nassau County, New York politicians
- Female members of the United States House of Representatives
- Catholic University of America alumni