By Arie Dekker - 10/23/07 06:43 PM EDT
Please finish the following sentence. If I wasn’t a politician, I’d be …
A healthcare provider. That’s actually what I did before I got here.
What household chore do you dislike?
Doing the windows.
If you weren’t yourself, which lawmaker would you prefer to be?
Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.). I like his gusto and his guts.
Please complete this sentence. My favorite place in the whole world is …
The mountains of east Tennessee.
The passing of my mother.
Has God ever spoken to you?
Often. We have a daily walk, and we communicate often.
Spending time on vacation with family. We like to cruise, so we spend a lot of time cruising.
Do you believe in aliens?
Depends on what type of alien you’re talking about. Martians, no. Illegal aliens? Yes.
• Age: 48
• Residence: Johnson City, Tenn.
• Time in Congress: Nine months
• Significant other: Wife, Joyce