US Representative for Rhode Island's 2nd district. first elected in 2000.
i\In 1980, at age 16, he was seriously injured in an accidental shooting. He had been working in the Boy Scout Explorer program at the Warwick Police Department when a firearm was accidentally discharged, leaving him paralyzed.
Born in Providence, RI April 22, 1964; B.A., Rhode Island College, Providence RI, 1990; M.A., Harvard University, 1994; member of the Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1988-1994; Rhode Island secretary of state, 1994-2001;more » « less