Claudia Tenney is a Representative from New York. Born in New Hartford, N.Y. in 1961, she earned her B.A. from Colgate University in 1983 and her J.D. from Cincinnati University in 1987. She worked on the staff for the consulate general of Yugoslavia, was a media owner, private practice lawyer, a member of the New York state assembly from 2011-2016, and an unsuccessful candidate for election to the 114th Congress in 2014. She was elected as a Republican to the 115th Congress (January 3, 2017-present).