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Patrick McHenry
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from North Carolina’s 10th district
Assumed office
January 3, 2005
Preceded by Cass Ballenger
House Republican Chief Deputy Whip
Assumed office
August 1, 2014
Leader John Boehner
Paul Ryan
Preceded by Peter Roskam
Member of the North Carolina House of Representatives
from the 109th district
In office
Preceded by Constituency established
Succeeded by William Current
Personal details
Born (1975-10-22) October 22, 1975 (age 41)
Gastonia, North Carolina, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Giulia Cangiano
Education North Carolina State University
Belmont Abbey College (BA)

Letting someone down is not criminal action.
If you stop one terror attack in the U.S., it may be connected to multiple other plots out there that are connected. If you reveal that you stopped one plot, it may tip our hand.
Patrick McHenry
The people's desires have changed, but we're still stuck in our old issue set.
Patrick McHenry
I got into the race and people literally laughed. They thought I had no chance of winning.
Patrick McHenry
Conservatives need to know how important it is to fill out the census. It is one of the only things our Constitution specifically asks of U.S. citizens and boycotting will just help liberals expand government even further.
Patrick McHenry
I think we need to start with Philadelphia and make sure that we actually get some election reform in Philadelphia. Actually, a recent election was thrown out by a federal judge because of corruption with the voting process in Philadelphia.
Patrick McHenry
Marginal tax rates are the lowest they've been in generations, and all we can talk about is tax cuts.
Patrick McHenry
It's often difficult for conservatives to separate overall government intervention from a question as simple as the census.
Patrick McHenry
We absolutely need to reform the Congressional budget-writing process.