Peter Visclosky is a Representative from Indiana. He was born in Gary Indiana on August 13, 1949. He received hi B.S. from Indiana University Northwest in 1970, and his J.D. from University of Notre Dame School of Law in 1973;
Upon graduating he worked as a lawyer until serving on the staff of the United States House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations from 1977-1980, and for the House of Representatives Committee on the Budget from 1980-1982.
He was elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-ninth and to the fifteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1985-present).