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Cybersecurity oversight committee named

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James Langevin
WAP2002102910 - WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- President George W. Bush shakes hands with Rep. James Langevin (D-RI) after signing the Martin Luther King, Jr. Equal Protection of Voting Rights Act of 2002 in the Old Executive Office Building on Oct. 29, 2002, in Washington.

James R. Langevin (born April 22, 1964) is a Democratic member of the Rhode Island congressional delegation. He represents the state's 2nd District, serving since 2001.

Langevin was born in Providence, Rhode Island. He attended Bishop Hendricken High School, located in Warwick, Rhode Island, and then went on to study at Rhode Island College, from which he received an undergraduate degree, in addition to serving as President of Student Community Government, Inc., and he has a Masters of Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government of Harvard University.

Langevin's first experience in politics was when he was elected to the state's 1986 constitutional convention and was named its secretary. He was first elected a member of the Rhode Island General Assembly in 1988 and served as an assemblyman until 1994. He was elected Secretary of State of Rhode Island in 1995, and while at this post he earned a reputation for weeding out corruption in the state government.

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