Q&A with David Obey
Rep. Obey was first elected to the House in 1969 and is serving his 19th full term as the representative of Wisconsin’s 7th district.
Representative David Obey was interviewed about his autobiography, Raising Hell for Justice: The Washington Battles of a Heartland Progressive, to be published in September by University of Wisconsin Press. He described his childhood and his early years in the Wisconsin legislature. He shared many stories from his political career, including his rise as U.S. House Appropriations Committee chairman.
Rep. Obey was first elected to the House in 1969 and is serving his 19th full term as the representative of Wisconsin’s 7th district. close
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