Adam Bennett Schiff is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for California's 28th congressional district since 2013. A member of the Democratic Party, Schiff has served in Congress since 2001.
Schiff represented the 27th congressional district from 2001 to 2003 and 29th congressional dstrict from 2003 and 2013, which initially included the areas of Alhambra, Altadena, San Gabriel, Burbank, Glendale, South Pasadena, Temple City, Monterey Park and Pasadena. In 2010, his district's boundaries were re-drawn to include, among others, La Cañada Flintridge, La Crescenta-Montrose and Sunland-Tujunga, as well as large slices of central Los Angeles including Hollywood, the Hollywood Hills, West Hollywood, Echo Park, Silver Lake and Los Feliz.
Schiff is an influential voice for the Democratic Party on foreign policy and national security issues in the House of Representatives. He serves as the Ranking Member of the United States House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. He is currently on leave from the House Appropriations Committee which he joined in 2007. He previously served on the United States House Foreign Affairs Committee and serves on the State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee.