U.S. House of Representatives
Florida’s 6th Congressional District
Born in Washington, D.C., Cliff Stearns was elected in 1988 to the U.S. House of Representatives, his only elected office. Stearns is highly regarded for his extensive record on fiscal responsibility. In 2012, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce honored Stearns for his consistent support of economic growth, reduced federal spending and tax relief. For the 112th Congress, Stearns is the Chairman of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee in the Energy and Commerce Committee. In the previous Congress, Stearns was the Republican Leader on the Communications, Technology and the Internet Subcommittee.