Phil Gingrey was born and raised in Augusta, GA where he graduated from Aquinas High School. He moved to Atlanta to attend Georgia Tech, co-oping his way through college to earn his Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Chemistry.
After spending nearly three decades practicing medicine in North Texas, Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D., was first elected to Congress in 2002, and re-elected in 2004, 2006, and most recently in 2008.
As a small business owner, Paul knows what it takes to keep the engine of America’s economy – small businesses – running. As a dentist, he knows that everybody’s healthcare needs are different and only competition in the market will lead to quality care.
Scott DesJarlais grew up in rural America, where people value hard work and honesty. His father was a second generation barber, and Scott’s first job was shining shoes for 25 cents per shine. That job taught him that there’s no substitute for elbow grease.
Challenging Rep. Bob Etheridge (D) | Renee Ellmers was born in Ironwood in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula; when she was a child her family moved to Madison Heights, near Detroit, where her father took a job in the auto industry.