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Shelley Moore Capito

Personal data
Date of birthNovember 26, 1953(age 63)
Place of birthGlen Dale, West Virginia
Political partyRepublican
SpouseCharles L. Capito
ResidenceCharleston, West Virginia
Alma materDuke University, University of Virginia
OccupationCareer counselor
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from West Virginia's 2nd district
Assumed officeJanuary 3, 2001
Succeeded byIncumbent
Preceded byBob Wise
Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
Assumed officeJanuary 3, 2011
Preceded byLuis Gutiérrez

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Shelley Moore Capito (born Shelley Wellons Moore on November 26, 1953) is the U.S. Representative for , serving since 2001. She is a member of the Republican Party. She was the only Republican in the West Virginia congressional delegation until the 2010 elections and is the first Republican woman elected to Congress from West Virginia.

The district stretches from the Ohio River in the west to the Eastern Panhandle, which borders with Virginia and Maryland.

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