Ruben Kihuen is a Representative from Nevada. Born in Guadalajara, Mexico in 1980, he attended the College of Southern Nevada and earned his B.S. from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2004. He worked as an academic adviser at the College of Southern Nevada, was staff for United States Senator Harry Reid of Nevada from 2004-2006, a member of the Nevada state assembly from 2007-2010, a member of the Nevada state senate from 2011-2016, the majority whip from 2013-2014 and the minority whip in 2015. He was elected as a Democrat to the 115th Congress (January 3, 2017-present).