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Steve Scalise
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House Minority Whip
Assumed office
January 3, 2019
LeaderKevin McCarthy
Preceded bySteny Hoyer
House Majority Whip
In office
August 1, 2014 – January 3, 2019
LeaderPaul Ryan
Preceded byKevin McCarthy
Succeeded byJim Clyburn
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Louisiana's 1st district
Assumed office
May 3, 2008
Preceded byBobby Jindal
Member of the Louisiana Senate
from the 9th district
In office
January 14, 2008 – May 6, 2008
Preceded byKen Hollis
Succeeded byConrad Appel
Member of the Louisiana House of Representatives
from the 82nd district
In office
January 8, 1996 – January 14, 2008
Preceded byQuentin Dastugue
Succeeded byCameron Henry
Personal details
Stephen Joseph Scalise

(1965-10-06) October 6, 1965 (age 55)
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Jennifer Letulle (m. 2005–present) «start: (2005)»"Marriage: Jennifer Letulle to Steve Scalise" Location: (linkback:
EducationLouisiana State University (BS)
WebsiteHouse website
Party website

Stephen Joseph "Steve" Scalise (born October 6, 1965) is an American politician. He is the United States House of Representatives Minority Whip and representative for LA's 1st congressional district, serving since 2008. He is a member of the Republican Party[1][2] and the chairman of the 170-member conservative House Republican Study Committee.[3]

On June 14, 2017, Scalise was shot at a practice session for the congressional baseball team in Virginia, by James T. Hodgkinson.[4] Later that day Scalise was reported to be in critical condition.[5]


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