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Birthdate: Nov. 25, 1969
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, United States
Residence: Boca Raton, FL
Adam Hasner was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and grew up largely in Florida's Palm Beach County. He earned a bachelor's from the University of Maryland and a law degree from Florida State University.
After completing his education, he joined Columbia-HCA, working in mergers and acquisitions and helping the hospital chain acquire medical practices. He later did similar work as a consultant.
Hasner was elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2002 and became majority leader in 2007. He left office in 2010. He sought the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in 2012, but dropped his bid after trailing Rep. Connie Mack and opted for a run at the U.S. House.
Hasner and his wife, Jillian, live in Boca Raton.
Adam Hasner is the Republican nominee for Florida's 22nd Congressional District, facing Lois Frankel in the November 2012 general election.
Hasner first entered public life in 2002 as a member of the Florida House of Representatives, rising to become majority leader from 2007 through 2010. In his time in the state House, he paints himself as an advocate for a balanced budget who led an effort to cut pay for lawmakers.
After leaving office, he sought the 2012 Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate, but was outpaced by Rep. Connie Mack, and he ultimately dropped out of the primary. When redistricting shifted Florida's electoral map and Republican Reps. Tom Rooney and Allen West decided to shift districts, an opportunity arose and Hasner decided to run for Florida's 22nd District seat.
Hasner has vowed to reform the tax code, stop "Washington's unsustainable spending to rein in the debt and deficit," fight for a balanced budget amendment, replace the 2010 health care reform law backed by President Barack Obama and work for job creation in his district.
Source: Associated Press
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