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2 Fil-Ams take oath as members of 116th US Congress

Two Filipino-Americans have been sworn in to serve as lawmakers of the 11th US Congress after winning in the latest elections.

GMA News' Dave Llavanes, Jr.  from New York said that TJ Cox (Democrat) from California's 21st District and  Virginia's 3rd District reelectionist Bobby Scott were among the 435 elected lawmakers who were sworn in at the opening of the US 116th Congress last Friday (Manila time).

Cox was born in America to a Filipino mother and Chinese father.

TJ Cox
TJ Cox
Meanwhile, Fil-Am Bobby Scott has been reelected and is back to Capitol Hills in the 116th Congress.


Bobby Scott
Bobby Scott
He began serving as lawmaker of the Virginia's 3rd District in 1993. —LBG, GMA News