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                        Vela VELA, Filemon, a Representative from Texas; born in Harlingen, Cameron County, Tex., February 13, 1963; graduated from St. Joseph's Academy, Brownsville, Tex.; B.A., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1985; J.D., University of Texas, Austin, Tex., 1987; civil attorney; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Thirteenth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2013-present).

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Position Date From Date to District Branch Party State
Representative 01/03/2013 34 House of Representatives TX
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Name Position Date Joined Branch
Homeland Security House of Representatives
Homeland Security House of Representatives
Armed Services House of Representatives
Agriculture House of Representatives
Politician Party Purpose Type Date Amount
Type Address
Capitol 437 Cannon House Office Building
Capitol 307 Cannon House Office Building
Capitol (202) 225-9901
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