Former Congressman Sean Duffy is a FOX News and FOX Business contributor.
For nine years Sean Duffy represented the people of Wisconsin’s Seventh Congressional District. Stretching across the nation’s most beautiful farmlands, forests, and recreational lakes, Wisconsin’s 7th District is the state’s largest district. In Congress, Sean served on the Financial Services Committee. While on that committee he served on the sub-committee for Financial Institutions and Capital Markets. Duffy was also Chairman of the Sub-Committee on Insurance and Housing. As Chairman, Congressman Duffy lead the House effort to reform flood insurance and Housing finance.
After graduating from William Michelle College of Law in Minnesota, Sean went into private practice in Hayward, Wisconsin specializing in real estate and public defender work. Sean worked as an assistant DA and then in 2002, Sean became the District Attorney of Ashland County where he served for 8 years. He is most proud of his work prosecuting child sex crimes. Working together with law enforcement, Congressman Duffy helped make Ashland County one of the first counties in the state to investigate and prosecute child Internet sex crimes.
Congressman Sean Duffy was born and raised in Hayward, Wisconsin where his great grandfather, one of Hayward’s founding settlers, was a sawyer and farmer. The tenth of eleven siblings, Congressman Duffy worked his way through law school by performing in lumberjack shows exhibitions, and competitions across the country and the world. He is a three-time world champion lumberjack speed climber and has been an ESPN Great Outdoor Games color commentator for this all-American sport.
Sean met his wife Rachel Campos-Duffy on the iconic reality television show, MTV’s “The Real World”. Together, they live in rural Wisconsin where they are raising their nine children: Evita, Jack, Lucia-Belen, John-Paul, Paloma, Maria-Victoria, Margarita, Patrick, and Valentina.