[56] In 2020, Malinowski moved to the Ringoes section of East Amwell Township, New Jersey. Malinowski's professional experience includes working as the assistant secretary of state for human rights in the Obamaadministration and working for the Human Rights Watch. Education. Tomasz P. Malinowski (born September 23, 1965)[1] is an American politician and diplomat who is the U.S. Representative for New Jersey's 7th congressional district. Education. Malinowski was born in Słupsk, Poland, and lived in Brwinów until he left the country at the age of six with his mother, Joanna, who married Blair Clark. Politico magazine, Susan B. Glasser, June 19, 2017. Health. [39] He also supports raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour as well as stronger collective bargaining rights and protections for workers. Tom Malinowski on the Issues on Tom Malinowski; House of Representatives issue stances; Tired of media reports of fundraising and poll results instead of policy issues? Albert R. Hunt, May 2, 2018, Bloomberg News. The official page of Congressman Tom Malinowski, Representative of New Jersey's District 7. [1] Malinowski received a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1987 and a Master of Philosophy from St Antony's College, Oxford, in 1991, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. [4] From 1994 to 1998, Malinowski was a speechwriter for secretaries of state Warren Christopher and Madeleine Albright, as well as a member of the Policy Planning Staff at the Department of State. Clark's sister was Anne Martindell, a member of the New Jersey State Senate (1974–1977) and a United States ambassador to New Zealand (1979–1981). If you are experiencing an issue with the VA, or would like to speak with a member of our staff, please fill out our on Lack of internet access is a problem for an estimated 18 million Americans, and the COVID-19 crisis exacerbated this issue as school moved online, and many were required to work from home. Congressman Tom Malinowski. … "[51], During his 2020 re-election campaign, Malinowski faced death threats after the National Republican Congressional Committee aired ads accusing him of lobbying to protect sexual predators when he worked for Human Rights Watch. [19][20] He also oversaw efforts to sanction North Korean officials for human rights abuses and increase the flow of uncensored information into the country. "[6], On October 2, 2017, Malinowski announced his candidacy for Congress in New Jersey's 7th congressional district in the 2018 midterm elections. Instead of implementing the rule from 2016 that was designed to protect defrauded borrowers, the Trump Administration wrote its own rule, which forces defrauded borrowers to navigate a burdensome process to get relief, severely restricts how much relief they can receive, and shifts the cost of providing debt relief from predatory schools to taxpayers. Tom P. Malinowski (born September 23, 1965) is an American politician and diplomat who is the U.S. Representative for New Jersey's 7th congressional district. Malinowski was the first member of the New Jersey House delegation to call to begin the impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump in May 2019. [53], Malinowski owns a home in Washington, D.C., but moved to Rocky Hill, New Jersey, close to where he grew up, in September 2017. Fax: 1-844-272-0103, Representative Malinowski Votes for Legislation to Address School Segregation, Representative Malinowski Champions Legislation to Ensure All Americans Have Access to Affordable High-Speed Internet, Representative Malinowski Fights to Protect Students Defrauded by Predatory For-Profit Colleges, Representative Malinowski Introduces The Higher Education Student Protection Act. Here's what he's doing about it. It was the taking down of environmental protections, it was refusing to invest in infrastructure. 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Today, he joined veterans and their families at events in Union and Kenilworth to honor their service both at home and abroad. Rep. Tom Malinowski was born in Communist Poland during the height of the Cold War. (Washington, DC) Today, Congressman Tom Malinowski introduced the Higher Education Student Protection Act, a bill that will hold institutions of higher education—including predatory for-profit colleges—accountable for spending disproportionately on advertising, marketing, recruitment, and lobbying relative to actual instruction. (Washington, DC) Today, the House passed H.J.Res. [8][9], Malinowski was seen by some[10][11] as a likely nominee for Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor but his previous registration as a lobbyist while at Human Rights Watch necessitated a waiver from the President. leader 'just the start,' more blacklisting to come: senior U.S. diplomat", "Welcome to the Special Envoy for LGBT Rights", "U.S. to Support Sri Lanka Plan to Investigate War Crimes", "Obama's New Executive Order Increases Drone Transparency, Official Says", "Five Russians blacklisted for alleged human rights abuses", "US diplomat Tom Malinowski expelled from Bahrain", "Bahrain: U.S. diplomat 'unwelcome and should immediately leave, "Tension Between Bahrain and U.S. Continues Over Diplomat's Expulsion", "Statement on the Decision by the Government of Bahrain To Find Assistant Secretary Malinowski Persona Non Grata and To Expel Him From Bahrain", "Expelled U.S. Official to Return to Bahrain", "Press Availability with A/S Tom Malinowski and A/S Anne Patterson", "Former Diplomats: Trump Team Sought to Lift Sanctions on Russia", "Obama State Department official to run for House in NJ", Some Democratic Candidates Look Mighty Familiar, Fired Up by Trump, Dozens of Former Obama Staffers Run for Office: The surge of Democratic candidates with ties to Obama has the potential to fill state and federal legislatures with like-minded allies, CD7 Democratic Challenger Malinowski Formally Opens his Main Headquarters with Pallone, "Tom Kean Jr. targets socialism in congressional campaign kickoff", "New Jersey's 7th Congressional District election, 2018", "New Jersey Primary Election Results: Seventh House District", "Candidates for House of Representatives For PRIMARY ELECTION 06/05/2018 Election".