NUSSLE, James Allen, (1960 - )


Oil on canvas, Clint Hansen, 2007, Collection of U.S. House of Representatives

NUSSLE, James Allen, a Representative from Iowa; born in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, June 27, 1960; B.A., Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, 1983; J.D., Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa, 1985; lawyer, private practice; Delaware County, Iowa, attorney, 1986-1990; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Second and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1991-January 3, 2007); chair, Committee on the Budget (One Hundred Seventh through One Hundred Ninth Congresses); not a candidate for reelection, but was an unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Iowa in 2006; Director, Office of Management and Budget, in the cabinet of President George W. Bush, 2007-2009.