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  Welcome to the Massachusetts 3rd Congressional District - Jim's Biography
McGovern is the second-ranking Democrat on the powerful House Rules Committee, which sets the terms for debate and amendments on most legislation.
Jim McGovern was born on November 20, 1959, in Worcester, the son of two successful small business owners.
Jim McGovern has worked as a volunteer for the Mt. Carmel House, an emergency shelter for battered and abused women that is administered by the Carmelite Sisters.
www.house.gov /mcgovern/bio.html   (320 words)

 Jim McGovern - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, was educated at American University in Washington, D., and was a staff member for Senator George McGovern of South Dakota (to whom he is not related) and for Representative Joe Moakley before entering the House.
Congressman McGovern currently sits on the House Rules Committee and is a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus.
McGovern is the author of a resolution to end funding for the Iraq War.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jim_McGovern   (253 words)

 All Immigration Votes of Representative Jim McGovern
McGovern voted for more foreign workers even though U.S. high tech workers over the age of 50 were suffering 17% unemployment and U.S. firms were laying off thousands of workers at the time.
McGovern voted FOR H RES 365, which was brought up and passed in a new form in March of 2002.
McGovern was part of a 336-43 majority voting in favor of the four-month extension of Section 245(i).
profiles.numbersusa.com /improfile.php3?DistSend=MA&VIPID=365   (6670 words)

 Talking Politics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
The student of two political masters, Worcester congressman Jim McGovern is blending pork and principle to become a rising star of the Massachusetts House delegation
McGovern had made a dramatic comeback to win a campaign that most people had written off long before.
To Republicans, McGovern is a raving liberal dinosaur whose musings on Fidel Castro and land mines are utterly out of touch with the economic insecurities of his constituents.
www.bostonphoenix.com /archive/features/97/10/09/TALKING_POLITICS.html   (568 words)

 Campaign 2004 Candidates' Statements - Massachusetts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Jim is concerned that the shortages of healthcare professionals - doctors, nurses, pharmacists - and the demands placed on these professionals - such as increased insurance costs and increased paperwork - are reducing the access to and the quality of healthcare in this country.
Addressing the nursing shortage: Jim was a primary advocate for the Nurse Reinvestment Act, a recently enacted law to increase the number of qualified nurses and the quality of nursing programs.
Jim has also been a strong opponent of mandatory overtime for nurses, and stood shoulder to shoulder with nurses at Worcester Medical Center on that issue.
www.aha.org /aha/campaign2004/campaign2004_ma.html   (629 words)

 McGovern vs. Amorello   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Matt Amorello is going to need a lot of defectors to beat Jim McGovern in the 3rd Congressional District -- that bizarre, gerrymandered, shoehorn of a district that stretches from Princeton and Lancaster in the north to Dartmouth and Westport in the south.
McGovern says he voted for several different versions of the Balanced Budget Amendment but opposed the final one because it contained $15 billion in cuts for home healthcare.
McGovern says the bill is so loosely written that you could buy a Mercedes with the money and claim it was for driver education.
www.worcesterphoenix.com /archive/features/98/09/25/UPPER_HAND.html   (4002 words)

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Jim McGovern is a Democratic Member of Congress who represents the Third District of Massachusetts, which includes heavily Democratic Worcester, the Interstate 495 corridor, Attleboro and Fall River.
McGovern’s first taste of celebrity came in 1989 when he led a congressional committee investigation into the murders of six Jesuits and two lay women in El Salvador.
McGovern is a member of the radical Progressive Caucus in the House of Representatives.
www.discoverthenetwork.org /printindividualProfile.asp?indid=1507   (399 words)

 Talking Politics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
McGovern's Republican critics are hitting the same themes as they did in the 1996 campaign -- suggesting that his liberalism will test the tolerance of a district with highly localized economic anxieties.
Perhaps the greater danger to McGovern may be if Massachusetts does eventually suffer a deep cut in highway funding; that would lend new weight to the argument for a Republican in the delegation -- currently all Democratic --to lobby the GOP congressional leadership.
Still, McGovern must be considered a likely bet to win in '98 -- and to climb fast in a delegation that may soon experience a power void.
www.bostonphoenix.com /archive/features/97/10/09/TALKING_POLITICS_5.html   (459 words)

 Jim McGovern  Scottish Labour MP for Dundee West
Jim McGovern : Many women lose out on pension equality not only because they take time out to care for children early in life, but because they take time out later in life to become carers.
McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what the total saving to his Department has been in each year since the British embassies in Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador were closed.
McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what assessment she has made of the risk to sea birds of placing a large wind farm in the Thames Estuary; and if she will make a statement.
www.jimmcgovern.org.uk /pqs.htm   (1774 words)

 Jim McGovern - dKosopedia
Congressman Jim McGovern, Democrat, represents the 3rd Congressional District in Massachusetts.
McGovern earned his Bachelor of Arts (1981) and Masters of Public Administration (1984) degrees from The American University, working his way through college by serving as an aide in the office of U.S. Senator George McGovern (D-SD).
Jim McGovern has represented the third district of Massachusetts since 1996 when he upset incumbent Rep. Peter Blute (R-Shrewsbury).
www.dkosopedia.com /index.php/Jim_McGovern   (270 words)

 NewStandard: 11/6/96
McGovern was giddy with enthusiasm as return after return pushed him toward the top.
McGovern said that she and her husband were at the polls until the very last minute.
McGovern was also winning at a 3-to-1 rate in Fall River at press time.
www.s-t.com /daily/11-96/11-06-96/a01ho003.htm   (561 words)

 McGovern, upbeat, faces tough race in '98: 1/2/98
McGovern said such cuts were unacceptable but Massachusetts Republicans say many of his constituents do not agree.
McGovern, the lone Massachusetts lawmaker on the panel, has favorably impressed some of its Republican leaders by his effort to forge ties.
McGovern says he's especially preoccupied with young children because his wife is expecting their first child in April.
www.s-t.com /daily/01-98/01-02-98/a03sr025.htm   (1689 words)

 Dec. 1999: "People should not forget this." An interview with Rep. Jim McGovern   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Jim McGovern (D-MA) has been associated with the case of the marytred UCA Jesuits for nearly a decade.
As a former member of the staff of Rep. Joe Moakley, McGovern worked on the US Congressional commission that investigated the assassinations, leading to the Salvadoran armed forces high command itself.
But even before their deaths, McGovern had become acquainted with some of the Jesuits and was deeply impacted by them.
www.rtfcam.org /report/volume_19/No_6/article_11.htm   (4811 words)

 HEROD'S HEROES April 6 (apr6hh.htm)
Born in 1950 and raised Catholic in Worcester, Jim McGovern received his B.A. from American University in 1981 and his MPA from the same college in 1984.
It was Jim McGovern who managed the senator's failed presidential campaign in the state in 1984 and Jim was also chosen to deliver South Dakota's McGovern's presidential nomination speech at the 1984 Democratic National Convention.
Jim McGovern worked in Moakley's office for fourteen years before being elected to the House from the 3rd District in 1996.
www.dailycatholic.org /issue/2001Apr/apr6hh.htm   (1896 words)

 McGovern fortunes tied to N.Y. (NY Redistricting + MA Rep. = US Trouble?)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
McGovern on the House Rules Committee, is fighting for her political survival.
McGovern could even become chairman of the committee if Democrats in November win back the five congressional seats they need to regain a majority in the House, a possibility that is not out of the question.
McGovern's “No. 1 priority is to win back the House, and that means winning back as many seats as possible.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/694920/posts   (796 words)

 Fall 2004 IAM Journal
U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Jim McGovern’s job as a squad leader patrolling battle-scarred roadways around Baghdad is a far cry from the production job he held until last April at Maytag’s refrigerator plant in Galesburg, Illinois.
McGovern and his squad members are among several thousand Illinois Army National Guard troops serving in Iraq and Afghan-istan.
Sandy McGovern is proud of her husband and believes he’s a good man doing a difficult job in a very dangerous situation.
www.goiam.org /publications/2004fall/baghdad.htm   (524 words)

 WELCOME TO WOMAG ONLINE!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
McGovern doesn’t seem to be working from prepared remarks; if a bit disorganized, he’s loose and funny and nails a number of applause lines.
That prized spot was held by McGovern’s former employer and political mentor, the late Boston congressman Joseph Moakley, who was considered one of the House’s most masterful operators, a man with ample friends and influence on both sides of the aisle.
McGovern chats with a few people, but there don’t seem to be as many familiar faces here and the group packs up and leaves in short order.
www.worcestermag.com /archives/2004/07-29-04/current/cover.shtml   (3358 words)

 CITY DESK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Given all this, McGovern’s pre-election campaign finance report, filed with the Federal Election Commission on Oct. 13, is full of surprises — the biggest one being that the congressman has spent more than $900,000 during the 2003-2004 election season.
McGovern spokesman Michael Mershon says much of the recent spending is for television ads in Providence and Boston, since the district includes Fall River and other communities close to Providence.
The question is why McGovern, a wildly popular figure in Worcester at least, felt the need to dump nearly a million clams into defeating Crews, a pastor and former state legislator from Georgia who is best known for his leadership of Massachusetts’ anti-gay marriage movement.
www.worcestermag.com /archives/2004/10-28-04/current/city_desk.shtml   (2284 words)

 July 2001: The life and legacy of Joe Moakley. An interview with Jim McGovern (D-MA):   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
This led Moakley and his young staff aide, Jim McGovern, on an adventure that would eventually place responsibility for the murders on the Salvadoran Army High Command, fundamentally altering the climate around US support for the Salvadoran military, and making possible a peace accord to end the war.
At a vigil service on May 30, Jim McGovern said of him, "His style of plain speaking and intolerance for BS scared the Salvadoran military and their American benefactors.
McGovern also tells this story: one day they went to see the chief Salvadoran investigator in the Jesuit case and Moakley "laid into him" because he knew he was involved in the cover-up.
www.rtfcam.org /report/volume_21/No_3/article_7.htm   (3372 words)

 About Us | HouseDemocrats.gov   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Currently serving his fourth term in Congress, Jim McGovern was first sworn in as U.S. Representative for Massachusetts' 3rd Congressional District on January 7, 1997.
McGovern is the third-ranking Democrat on the powerful House Rules Committee, which sets the terms for debate and amendments on most legislation.
Rep. Cardoza's strong belief in fiscal responsibility is highlighted in his role as co-chair of the Blue Dog Coalition, a group of 37 moderate to conservative House Democrats committed to ending the current reckless binge of deficit spending in Washington.
www.housedemocrats.gov /about/representative_detail.cfm?rep_id=143   (431 words)

 Kennedy Online Office   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Currently serving his third term in Congress, Jim McGovern was first sworn in as U.S. Representative for Massachusetts' 3rd Congressional District on January 7, 1997.
Before his election to Congress, the 42-year-old McGovern spent fourteen years working as a senior aide for the late U.S. Representative John Joseph Moakley (D-South Boston), former dean of the Massachusetts delegation and Chairman of the House Rules Committee.
Jim McGovern has worked as a volunteer for the Mt. Carmel House - an emergency shelter for battered and abused women that is administered by the Carmelite Sisters.
kennedy.senate.gov /cong108_03.html   (664 words)

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Representative Jim McGovern’s bipartisan resolution to commemorate the deaths of the four American church women killed in El Salvador on December 2, 1980 passed the House of Representatives on December 14th.
Representative McGovern’s resolution called on President George W. Bush, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to continue collaborating with religious, nongovernmental, and the private sector in El Salvador to eradicate poverty and hunger, increase educational opportunities, and promote social equality.
The passage of Representative McGovern’s resolution with support on both sides of the House is an important bipartisan step recognizing abuses by the Salvadoran military - and celebrating the lives of these courageous women.
www.lawg.org /countries/salvador/church-women.htm   (289 words)

 James E. McGovern, Inc. -- Our History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
James E. McGovern, Inc., was established in Belmont in 1963.
Jim McGovern has been a major part of the development of the Peninsula community.
Jim has been and will continue to be a strong member of the Peninsula community.
www.jemins.com /history.htm   (181 words)

 Jim McGovern, Labour MP for Dundee West
On Saturday Dundee West MP Jim McGovern joined thirty foolhardy souls to abseil down the face of Dundee University’s Tower building.
Jim works closely with his Trade Union, the GMB and is more than happy to praise employers when they have close relationships with those Unions.
Local Government workers who had signed a petition calling for the protection of their pensions fund received another boost today as they got a detailed response from Dundee West MP Jim McGovern who has forwarded that petition on their behalf.
www.jimmcgovern.co.uk   (256 words)

 No Agenda :: An American Congressman in Paris
Jim McGovern from Massachusetts filed four reports for trips taken in 2003 this month...
The airfares for both McGovern and his wife were paid for by the International Management and Development Institute, a corporate-funded, nonprofit group that promotes US-European trade relations.
McGovern, however, did not file his report until last week, shortly after an inquiry by The Globe.
www.noagenda.org /2005/05/paris_trip.php   (286 words)

Lauren McGovern's patience - and a higher threshold of pain than normal - allowed her husband to witness Melanie's birth.
When a red-eyed McGovern reached the hospital the next morning, he was met by an awe-struck obstetrician.
Until his putting woes end, McGovern isn't as concerned with winning as he is with giving himself an opportunity to win.
scholar.lib.vt.edu /VA-news/VA-Pilot/issues/1995/vp950711/07110399.htm   (774 words)

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