Bachelor (honorary), St. Mary's University, Texas, 1993. Master of Arts, Catholic University America, Washington, 1996. Juris Doctor, Catholic University America Columbus School Law, Washington, 2001.
Since 2010, he has served in the Virginia, representing the 47th district in Arlington County, outside Washington, District of Columbia Currently, Hope is running in a Democratic primary in the 8th Congressional District in Virginia. He is seeking to become the Democratic candidate to replace the retiring Republican James Moran Junior. (Doctorate-Virginia) in a general election to be held in November 2014.
Hope was born in San Antonio.
He attended Saint Mary"s University there, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1993. He then moved to Washington to attend the Catholic University of America, where he received an Master of Arts in 1996 and a Juris Doctor from the Columbus School of Law in 2001.
Hope has served on the House committees on Courts of Justice (2010–2011), Health, Welfare and Institutions (since 2010), and Militia, Police and Public Safety (since 2012).
Commissioner Arlington County Commission on Aging, since 2002. Coach Special Olympics, since 2002. President Buckingham Community Civic Association, since 2003.
Chairman Arlington County Community Services Board, since 2004. Precinct captain Arlington County Democratic Committee, since 2002. President/founder Hope for Kids, Inc., since 2002.
Director District of Columbia Health Law Sterring Committee, since 2006. Board directors Northern Virginia Health Education.
Married Kristen Ann Satariano, August 23, 1972. 3 children.