Scott Rigell's file:

Republican from Virginia

Scott Rigell, R-2nd, is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. The Second District includes Virginia Beach, the Eastern Shore and parts of Norfolk and Hampton. Rigell, who joined Congress in 2011, serves on the Armed Services and Budget committees. Rigell was raised in Titusville, Fla. Rigell, who owns two new car dealerships, served for six years in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. He has an associates degree from Brevard Community College, now Eastern Florida State College, a bachelor's degree from Georgia's Mercer University, and a master's degree from Regent University, Virginia Beach.  

Recent statements involving Scott Rigell

U.S. Rep. Scott Rigell "wants gun owners in a federal registration system."

Under Ryan plan, "those 54 and younger would receive the same kind of healthcare options now enjoyed by members of Congress."

"The (national) debt really added up $75 trillion in 2010 and is on track to hit $99 trillion this year."

The United states is "borrowing more than 40 cents of every dollar we spend."

"Congressman Nye voted against a bill which would have defunded the $5-10 billion" the IRS needed to implement  health care legislation.

Recent stories featuring Scott Rigell

Democrats persist with false Medicare claim:

The radio ad says: "Congressman Scott Rigell voted to end Medicare, forcing seniors to pay more to protect tax breaks for Big Oil and millionaires."

Virginia Republicans twist Obama's statement on Israel's borders :

Did Obama really break with U.S. policy and call on Israel to return to its 1967 borders?


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