Tim Ryan has served as a US Representative for Ohio's 13th (formerly 17th) Congressional district since 2003. Ryan announced his run for President on April 4, 2019. (For debate info, visit our home page.)
Birthdate: July 16, 1973
Birthplace: Niles, Ohio
Birth name: Timothy John Ryan
Father: Allen Leroy Ryan
Mother: Rochelle Maria (Rizzi) Ryan
Marriage: Andrea Zetts
Children: Mason, Bella & Brady
Education: Youngstown State University; Bowling Green State University B.A., 1995; Franklin Pierce Law Center, J.D., 2000.
Campaign website: https://timryanforamerica.com/
- Ryan was recruited to play football at Youngstown State University, but a knee injury ended his playing career and he transferred to Bowling Green State University.
- Member of Ohio State Senate (32nd District) from 2001 to 2002.
- Elected to US House of Representatives in 2002, and is currently serving in his ninth term.
- Ryan initiated a bid to replace Nancy Pelosi as House Minority Leader on November 17, 2016, prompted by colleagues following the 2016 presidential election.
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