Introductory Biography

Annie Kuster was born and raised in Concord, New Hampshire. First elected to Congress in 2012, Annie is focused on bringing Granite State voices to Washington.


As the founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Mental Health and Substance Use Task Force, Annie is working across the aisle to address the substance use crisis. She is the founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence to ensure survivors have a voice in Washington. Annie is the Chair of the New Democrat Coalition – a group of nearly 100 commonsense Democrats working to break through the partisan gridlock and get things done for the American people.


Annie is a member of the prominent Energy and Commerce Committee, where she serves on the Health Subcommittee, Energy Subcommittee, and Telecommunications Subcommittee.


Annie graduated from Dartmouth College in 1978 as part of the College’s third class which included women, and from Georgetown University Law Center in 1984. Annie and her husband Brad live in Hopkinton where they raised their two sons, Zach and Travis.