Andy Kim

The son of an orphan and a famine survivor, an advocate for strong public schools, and a Rhodes Scholar, Andy is the first Democratic member of Congress of Korean descent.

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AndyKim

39, New Jersey — 3, D

Who are they?

The son of an orphan and a famine survivor, an advocate for strong public schools, and a Rhodes Scholar, Andy is the first Democratic member of Congress of Korean descent. He put his resume to good use, focusing mainly on national security in 2021 and made viral news when a photo surfaced of him cleaning up the Capitol Rotunda after the 1/6 attacks.

Pre-Congress?

Andy served as a civilian advisor in Afghanistan in the Obama State Department, beginning his career as a national security official for the White House.

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  • Diplomacy and Foreign Aid
  • Expanding Education Access
  • Lowering Prescription Drug Costs

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