"Brian Higgins" is the United States House of Representatives/U.S. Representative for , serving since 2005. The district, numbered as the 27th District from 2005 to 2013, includes Buffalo, New York/Buffalo and Niagara Falls, New York/Niagara Falls. He is a member of the Democratic Party (United States)/Democratic Party; and is an active member of several congressional committees and caucuses. Higgins was born and raised in Buffalo, and graduated from college in Buffalo, later obtaining his graduate degrees from both Buffalo State College and Harvard University. Self-described as both an independent and conservative Democrat, Higgins is also considered a centrist. Higgins supports the strengthening of Social Security in the United States, and has been a proponent for nationwide universal healthcare. He further supports national and regional economic development. Previously being pro-life, Higgins' position is now pro-choice. He has also supported efforts for peace in many areas of the world, and has been actively involved in the Northern Ireland peace process. Higgins resides in South Buffalo, Buffalo, New York/South Buffalo with his wife, Mary Jane. He has two adult children, Maeve and John.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous politicians! More Brian Higgins on Wikipedia.