Matt Cartwright — American Politician born on May 01, 1961,

Matthew Alton "Matt" Cartwright is an American politician and attorney who has served as the United States Representative for Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district since 2013. The district includes a large swath of northeastern Pennsylvania, including Scranton, Wilkes-Barre and Easton. A member of the Democratic Party, Cartwright defeated 10-term incumbent Blue Dog Tim Holden, the Dean of the Pennsylvania Congressional delegation, in the Democratic primary on April 24, 2012, by a 57%-43% margin. Cartwright went on to defeat Republican Laureen Cummings in the general election on November 6, 2012 by a 61%-39% margin. As an attorney, Cartwright previously worked at the law firm of Munley, Munley, and Cartwright... (wikipedia)

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