Representative Jim McGovern is U.S. Representative from Massachusetts (Democrat) currently serving his twelfth term in Congress. McGovern is chairman of the House Rules Committee and member of the House Agriculture Committee, where he is a member of the Subcommittee on Nutrition. He is co-chair of the bipartisan House Hunger Caucus, co-chair of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, and chair of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China. McGovern has taken a leadership role in the fight against hunger at home and abroad, successfully expanding the McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program. McGovern is Roman Catholic.