New co-chairman of U.S. Congress Working Group on Azerbaijan takes on his post
A member of the Democratic Party, Congressman Daniel Boren assumed office as the co-chairmanof the Working Group on Azerbaijan of the United States House of Representatives, the Azerbaijani embassy in the U.S. said.
As is known, the group's former co-chairman, a member of the Democratic Party, Solomon Ortiz didn't join the 112 -th Congress .
Congressman Boren was born in 1973. He graduated from the University of Texas and Oklahoma. He became a member of the Congress in 2005, where he represents one of the counties of Oklahoma. Boren is a member of the Standing Committee on Natural Resources and United States House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence .
The congressman's political career continues a family tradition. Boren's father - David Boren, is former governor of Oklahoma and U.S. senator. At present, he is the rector of the University of Oklahoma and co-chairman of the U.S. President's Intelligence Advisory Board . Daniel Boren 's grandfather Lyle Boren is a member of the U.S. Congress.
The Working Group on Azerbaijan was established in the House of Representatives of the U.S. Congress in 2004. Some 23 of 38 congressmen, included in the group, represent the Democratic Party, while 15 - Republican Party.