Who is David Dreier (CA-26)?
POSTED ON 9/28/2005 | PERMALINK |3 Comments | BOOKMARK
Tom Dealy has been indicted. GOP congressional officials say Speaker Dennis Hastert, R-Ill., will recommend Rep. David Dreier of California as a temporary replacement for Tom Delay. Just who is this guy?

Dreier has served as chairman of the powerful House Rules Committee since 1999. He has also served as chairman of California's Republican Congressional Delegation since 2001. Dreier was a major player in helping elect Arnold Schwarzenegger in California's 2003 recall election, and is a frequent guest on the political talk show circuit.

Throughout his early Congressional service, Dreier established a record as a strong supporter of tax cuts and of President Reagan's anti-Communist foreign policy. One of the youngest as well as the first Californian Rules Chairman in history, David Dreier plays a pivotal role in fashioning legislation promoting Republican Party positions on Social Security, child education, taxes, and national security.

David Dreier serves the eastern cities of L.A. County in the beautiful San Gabriel Valley, including: Arcadia, Bradbury, Claremont, Glendora, La Canada Flintridge, La Verne, Monrovia, San Dimas, San Marino, Sierra Madre, Walnut, La Crescenta-Montrose, Mayflower Village, and North El Monte. Heading into the eastern part of the district, one crosses the county line into San Bernardino County and the residential communities of Upland, Montclair, and Rancho Cucamonga.
  • Rated 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record.
  • Rated 27% by the ACLU, indicating an anti-civil rights voting record.
  • Rated 100% by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record.
  • Rated 33% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes.
  • Rated 20% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes.
  • Rated 0% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes.
  • Rated 66% by the Christian Coalition: mixed voting record on families.
  • Rated 72% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record.
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record.
  • Rated 14% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record.
  • Rated 22% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record.
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration.
  • Rated 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-labor voting record.
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record.
  • Rated 64% by NTU, indicating "Satisfactory" on tax votes.
Congressman David Dreier
Dreier's Wikipedia Entry
Dreier On The Issues
Dreier @ NNDB

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Blogger lagbnaft said...

David Dreier

Was wondering if you knew that he is reportedly gay?

Wed Sep 28, 06:06:00 PM  
Blogger lagbnaft said...

I missed the Wiki link you already have so I guess you did know.

More and more.

What is your opinion?

Wed Sep 28, 06:49:00 PM  
Blogger glitch p-udding said...

i'm really not interested in the gay angle...but it can definitely be relevent when dealing with the guy's legislation re: gays.

this is just a good opportunity to find out who this guy is.

Thu Sep 29, 10:08:00 AM  

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