Darin LaHood

Darin LaHood


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Rep. LaHood | Honoring Orion Samuelson

2021-02-05 16:27:53

Rep. LaHood | WMBD News at 6 on Electoral College Certification

2021-01-08 01:51:39

Rep. LaHood | A look back on 2020

2020-12-31 19:08:56

Rep. LaHood | On the Record with WMBD

2020-11-23 15:32:45

Rep. LaHood | Military Service Academy Virtual Welcome

2020-10-02 15:47:22

Rep. LaHood | Fox Business China Task Force Report

2020-09-30 22:21:07

Rep. LaHood | Honoring Congressman John Shimkus

2020-09-30 19:23:32

Rep. LaHood | Ways and Means Committee Hearing on COVID-19 Impact on Restaurants

2020-09-28 21:18:20

LaHood on Radio | WMAY with Greg Bishop

2020-08-01 13:30:24

Rep. LaHood | Discussing the China Task Force on Newsmax TV with Sean Spicer

2020-07-23 14:18:04

Rep. LaHood | Clean Start: Back to Work Webinar with ISSA

2020-07-13 19:17:34

Rep. LaHood | Ways and Means Hearing on Tax Relief in Response to COVID-19

2020-06-18 19:16:21

Rep. LaHood | Ways and Means Hearing with Ambassador Lighthizer on the 2020 Trade Agenda

2020-06-17 17:59:46

Rep. LaHood | FEMA request for Illinois firefighters

2020-05-29 20:09:17

LaHood on Radio | The Guy Benson Show on Fox News Radio

2020-05-06 15:03:35

LaHood on Radio | WMAY Morning Newsfeed 5/1

2020-05-03 16:15:38

Rep. LaHood | C-SPAN Washington Journal on COVID-19

2020-04-29 15:29:56

LaHood on Radio: Greg and Dan 4/21

2020-04-25 16:19:15

Reps. LaHood and Davis announce extension of federal support for McLean County testing site

2020-04-14 17:13:48

Rep. LaHood | On Radio with the Scott Miller Show

2020-03-25 00:06:32

Contact Information

1424 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone 202-225-6201
Fax 202-225-9249

Congressman Darin LaHood, born and raised in Peoria, serves the constituents of the 18th District of Illinois. Sworn into the US House of Representatives on September 17, 2015, LaHood quickly transitioned into office after his special-election win on September 10. He won re-election to serve his second full-term in Congress on November 6, 2018, defeating his opponent with 68-percent of the vote.

The 18th District spans 19 counties across central and west-central Illinois, ranging from McLean County (Bloomington-Normal) to Adams County (Quincy). LaHood serves close to 710,000 constituents.

Prior to his election to Congress, LaHood served four years in the Illinois State Senate, beginning in 2011. LaHood spent more than nine years as a State and Federal Prosecutor. From 2001-2006, he worked for the U.S. Department of Justice as an Assistant United States Attorney in Las Vegas, Nevada. LaHood has also served as an Assistant State’s Attorney in Cook County and Tazewell County. From 2006 up until his election to the House of Representatives, he practiced with the Peoria law firm of Miller, Hall & Triggs.

LaHood’s record throughout his public service has resonated a strong, conservative record, promoting economic development and fiscal responsibility. LaHood has been an outspoken advocate for creating a better business climate in Illinois to boost the state and national economy, to create jobs for Illinoisans.

LaHood currently serves on the House Ways and Means Committee after being selected by his colleagues in January of 2018. The Ways and Means Committee is the House’s oldest committee and has jurisdiction over all taxation, trade and tariffs, and other revenue-raising measures. He serves on the Ways and Means Subcommittees on Tax Policy and Oversight.

LaHood also serves on the U.S. Joint Economic Committee and is a member of the US-Cuba working group. He currently co-chairs the US-China working group, the U.S.-Brazil Caucus, the Digital Trade Caucus, the U.S.-Lebanon Friendship Caucus, and the Congressional Soccer Caucus.

Recognizing the need for reform, LaHood has fought to increase transparency and promote ethical behavior. He looks to build a strong, pro-growth economy, while fighting to reduce a record deficit that threatens the future of our children and grandchildren.

LaHood, a third generation Peorian, graduated from Spalding High School. He earned a B.A. from Loras College and holds a J.D. from The John Marshall Law School. In 2013, he was selected as an Edgar Fellow, a program run by former Governor Jim Edgar, which highlights future Illinois leaders. In 2008, LaHood was recognized in Peoria as a 40 Leaders Under Forty award winner. An avid runner, he has completed five marathons.

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