About Eliot Engel
Eliot Engel U.S. Representative for New York’s 16th congressionaldistrict – a Democrat. District 16 – contains parts of the Bronx and Westchester County. In 2013 – he became the ranking minority member of the House Foreign. He served in the New York State Assembly for 12 years – from 1977 to 1988. Congressman Engel also serves on Energy & Commerce. He began his political career in local Democratic clubs. He taught in New York City School District and was a guidance counselor. He taught Junior High School at Intermediate School 52 from 1969 to 1976 and at Intermediate School 174 after that.