Bachelor in International Relations, Brigham Young University, 1986. Master of Arts in Political Science, Brigham Young University, 1987.
Worked in public relations, Washington, District of Columbia, 1987. Executive director Foundation Democracy, Nambia, Goldwater Institution, Arizona, 1992. Member United States Congress from 1st Arizona district, since 2001.
Member House Judiciary committee. Serving on House International Relations committee.
Married Cheryl, 15 years. 5 children.