Madeleine Dean is a Representative from Pennsylvania. Born in Glenside, PA, she attended Montgomery County College and the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania. She earned her B.A. from La Salle University in 1981 and her J.D. from Widener University Delaware Law School in 1984. She was a private practice lawyer and on faculty at La Salle University from 2001-2012. She was a columnist and was a member of the Pennsylvania state house of representatives from 2012-2018 before being elected to the 116th Congress (January 3, 2019-present).