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Justin Amash

Born: 18-Apr-1980
Birthplace: Grand Rapids, MI

Gender: Male
Religion: Eastern Orthodox
Race or Ethnicity: Middle Eastern
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman, Michigan 3rd

Attorney and state legislator elected to US Congress in 2010, succeeding Vernon Ehlers. Libertarian Republican; anti-abortion rights, anti-gay rights, pro-gun rights, anti-net neutrality. Campaigned calling for reduced taxes and budgets, abolition of the Department of Education, repeal of 2010 health care reform, and a renewed respect for the Tenth Amendment (state sovereignty and individual rights). His father founded Michigan Industrial Tools, and Amash and his brothers are co-owners of Dynamic Source International, a company which oversees quality control for their father's firm. Second Palestinian-American in Congress, after John E. Sununu.

Father: Attallah Amash (founder of Michigan Industrial Tools)
Brother: John (co-owner of Dynamic Source International)
Brother: Jeff (co-owner of Dynamic Source International)
Wife: Kara (teacher)
Son: Alexander
Daughter: Anwen
Daughter: Evelyn

    High School: Grand Rapids Christian High School, Grand Rapids, MI (1998)
    University: BA Economics, University of Michigan (2002)
    Law School: JD, University of Michigan (2005)

    US Congressman, Michigan 3rd (2011-)
    Michigan State House of Representatives 72nd (2009-11)
    Varnum Law Firm Attorney (2006-07)
    Member of the Board of Michigan Industrial Tools
    Ron Paul 2008 Presidential Campaign Committee
    Ron Paul 2012 Presidential Campaign Committee
    Palestinian Ancestry Paternal
    Syrian Ancestry Maternal

Official Website:
http://www.amashforcongress.com/


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