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Nancy Johnson
Chair of the House Ethics Committee
In office
January 3, 1995 â€“ January 3, 1997
Preceded by Jim McDermott
Succeeded by Jim Hansen
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Connecticut’s 5th district
In office
January 3, 2003 â€“ January 3, 2007
Preceded by Jim Maloney
Succeeded by Chris Murphy
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Connecticut’s 6th district
In office
January 3, 1983 â€“ January 3, 2003
Preceded by Toby Moffett
Succeeded by Constituency abolished
Member of the Connecticut Senate
In office
1977–1983
Personal details
Born (1935-01-05) January 5, 1935 (age 82)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Ted Johnson
Children 3
Alma mater Harvard University
University of London
Religion Unitarian Universalism

No, I think I used to be pretty superstitious about certain things, but I'm really not anymore. As long as I have everything is in order and I have my things as far as the match goes, shooting I'm fine. But I really don't.
Nancy Johnson
No one is above the law, not even the president. I believe perjury does meet at least the definition of high misdemeanor.
Nancy Johnson
Once I got to the OTC they knew more about the physical aspects of shooting, and knew which muscles were more important to have trained and geared us a program around that.
Nancy Johnson
Millions of American families affected by debilitating diseases have new hope today after the U.S. House passed legislation to support potentially life-saving stem cell research.
Nancy Johnson
You know, differentiating between training and matches. If they are all matches it becomes very natural to shoot them, although Dan thinks I should shoot more of them. I think I shoot plenty of them.
Nancy Johnson
A lot of them are afraid to sit down and break their position. You should be able to make it so natural that you can just get out, and sit down and walk away from it, and there's nothing wrong with that.
Nancy Johnson
Every child in America deserves high-quality health care.
House passage is good news for the Northwest corner and our environment.
How do I handle it? I would say more times than not, if I have a bad shot, I just get angry and almost like kill the next one. And it usually works I would say 9 times out of 10.
Nancy Johnson
Tax bills create wealth. They help people live better.
I used to have to force myself to go, okay, nothing, nothing, nothing, nothing and then all of a sudden a thought of some where could come in. Now I can just focus and not think about anything. So, yeah, I guess I do that a lot.
Nancy Johnson
Yes, I mean, I used to be into the big bulk thing, and that's why my legs look like those of a cyclist instead of a shooter's, but I think there is a point to where too much is not a good thing. I think I try to lower my center of gravity by doing a lot of legs.
Nancy Johnson
I mean, one shot you treat like you have forty little matches instead of one forty shot match. It makes all the difference in the world. It's easier to just forget about a not so good shot.
Nancy Johnson
We usually use that mostly on the weekends because we have access to the range during the week. But I can tell you a number of times they have had a training holiday at Fort Benning, so nobody trains, and to drag him in is like pulling teeth.
Nancy Johnson