24 Facts About Annie Kuster


Ann L McLane Kuster was born on September 5,1956 and is an American lawyer and politician serving as the US representative for since 2013.


Annie Kuster was born in Concord, New Hampshire, on September 5,1956.


Annie Kuster graduated from Dartmouth College in 1978 with a degree in environmental policy.


Annie Kuster received a JD from Georgetown University Law Center in 1984.


Annie Kuster was a consultant and owner of Newfound Strategies LLC, a consulting firm.


Annie Kuster worked as an "of-counsel" partner at Rath, Young and Pignatelli.


Annie Kuster has served as chair and board member of the Capitol Center for the Arts and as a founder and vice chair of the Women's Fund of New Hampshire.


Annie Kuster has served on the boards of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, New Hampshire Public Radio, Child and Family Services of New Hampshire, the Alumni Council and Tucker Foundation at Dartmouth College, and Womankind Counseling Center.


From 1989 to 2009, Annie Kuster worked as a lobbyist in New Hampshire, earning more than $1.3 million in fees from various businesses and nonprofits.


Annie Kuster was a 2008 delegate for Obama at the Democratic National Convention in Denver and a member of the 2004 New Hampshire Delegation in Boston.


In 2020, Annie Kuster endorsed Pete Buttigieg for president, which broke her streak of endorsing the candidate who became the Democratic nominee.


In 2010, Annie Kuster ran for against Republican nominee Charles Bass, Libertarian nominee Howard Wilson, and Independent candidate Tim vanBlommesteyn.


Annie Kuster received the endorsement of Democracy for America, and was selected as one of its Dean Dozen.


Annie Kuster ran for reelection in 2014 against Republican State Representative Marilinda Garcia.


Annie Kuster was a member of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Frontline Program, designed to help protect vulnerable Democratic incumbents in the 2014 elections.


Republicans who ran in Annie Kuster's district included Garcia and former State Senator Gary Lambert.


Annie Kuster defeated Joseph Mirzoeff, her sole Democratic challenger, in the primary.


At a November 2013 Manchester town hall meeting, Annie Kuster fielded questions about the Middle East.


Annie Kuster supported the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.


In November 2013, Annie Kuster charged the National Security Agency, which had secretly tapped into data centers operated by Google and Yahoo, with violating privacy.


In 2000, Annie Kuster received the Eleanor Roosevelt Award for "dedicated service to the Democratic Party at the local, state and national levels".


In February 2013, WMUR-TV reported that Annie Kuster had been late paying property taxes on a home in Hopkinton starting in 2010 and had failed to pay two tax bills for a property in Jackson in 2012.


Annie Kuster said that when she was 23 and working as an aide on Capitol Hill, her boss took her to dinner with a "distinguished guest of the United States Congress" who, under the table, put his hand under her skirt.


Annie Kuster had never previously told anyone about these incidents.