Kathleen Rice

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Date of Birth February 15, 1965
Place of Birth New York
Age 55 years old
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Kathleen Rice

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
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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.

Before Fame

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.

Achievement

She narrowly lost the 2010 Democratic Primary for the office of New York State Attorney General to Eric Schneiderman.

Family Life

Born to Christine and Laurence Rice, she and her nine siblings grew up on Long Island, New York.

Associations

In 2014, she replaced fellow Democrat Carolyn McCarthy as a fourth-district New York representative to the U.S. Congress.

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  • Touro Law Center alumni
  • Nassau County, New York politicians
  • Female members of the United States House of Representatives
  • Catholic University of America alumni
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