IAmA Member of Congress, Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA), AMA
UPDATE: Thank you Reddit community for having me today. It was an honor to speak with you. I couldn't answer all of your questions, but you can keep track of my work at my website (http://garamendi.house.gov), Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/repgaramendi), and Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/repgaramendi). We will do this again soon. The upvoting format makes it easy to know what your priorities are. -John
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My name is John Garamendi, and I am a Member of Congress representing the 10th Congressional District in Northern California. Ask Me Anything. I will be back at 8 PM EST/5 PM PST today (Wednesday, March 2) to answer as many questions as I can get through.
I previously served as California Lieutenant Governor, California Insurance Commissioner, Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Interior Department under President Clinton, a state legislator, and a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer.
UPDATE #1: A few people requested proof... http://twitter.com/RepGaramendi/status/42964877148561409