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Nick Rahall

Personal data
Date of birthMay 20, 1949(age 67)
Place of birthBeckley, West Virginia
Political partyDemocrat
SpouseMelinda Rahall
ResidenceBeckley, West Virginia
Alma materDuke University
George Washington University
OccupationBroadcast executive
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from West Virginia's 3rd district
Assumed officeJanuary 3, 1993
Succeeded byIncumbent
Preceded byBob Wise
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from West Virginia's 4th district
In officeJanuary 3, 1977 - January 3, 1993
Succeeded byDistrict Eliminated
Preceded byKen Hechler
Chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee
In officeJanuary 3, 2007 - January 3, 2011
Succeeded byDoc Hastings
Preceded byRichard Pombo

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Nick Joe Rahall II (born May 20, 1949) is the U.S. Representative for West Virginia's 3rd congressional district, serving since 1977. Rahall is currently Ranking Member of the House Resources Committee. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district includes much of the southern portion of the state, including Huntington, Bluefield and Beckley. Rahall has served in Congress since 1977.

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