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Steve Scalise
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House Minority Whip
Assumed office
January 3, 2019
Leader Kevin McCarthy
Preceded by Steny Hoyer
House Majority Whip
In office
August 1, 2014 – January 3, 2019
Leader Paul Ryan
Preceded by Kevin McCarthy
Succeeded by Jim Clyburn
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Louisiana's 1st district
Assumed office
May 3, 2008
Preceded by Bobby Jindal
Member of the Louisiana Senate
from the 9th district
In office
January 14, 2008 – May 6, 2008
Preceded by Ken Hollis
Succeeded by Conrad Appel
Member of the Louisiana House of Representatives
from the 82nd district
In office
January 8, 1996 – January 14, 2008
Preceded by Quentin Dastugue
Succeeded by Cameron Henry
Personal details
Born
Stephen Joseph Scalise

October 6, 1965 (1965-10-06) (age 55)
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s)
Jennifer Letulle (m. 2005)
Children 2
Education Louisiana State University (BS)

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 and the chairman of the 170-member conservative House Republican Study Committee.

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

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