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Charles J. "Charlie" hatches ( born July 18, 1951 in Cincinnati, Ohio ) is an American politician of the Democratic Party. Between 1991 and 1993 he was a member of the House of Representatives of the United States for the 1st Congressional District of the State of Ohio.


Charlie hatches was born the son of Tom hatches in Cincinnati. In 1973, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from a study at the University of Notre Dame. In 1976 he graduated from it following studying law at the University of Cincinnati. In the same year, he practiced as a lawyer for the first time. He wanted to be mayor of Cincinnati in 1979, succeeding his uncle Jim hatches, however, the Democratic Party would not support his candidacy. As an Independent candidate he had with his candidacy failed. In 1981 he was elected as a candidate of the Democratic Party in the city council of Cincinnati. There he sat until 1984. Subsequent to his seat on the city council hatches served from 1984 to 1991 as mayor of his native city.

His father Tom hatches decided not to stand in the congressional elections 1990 election. Charlie decided to run for his father's successor for the seat of the 1st District of Ohio. He was able to prevail against Ken Blackwell, a former mayor of Cincinnati. In 1991 he took up his mandate in Washington. In 1993 he retired again from the Congress, he is not standing for re- election. After he had returned to Ohio, he was from 1993 to 1999 Newscaster at local station WLWT - TV, an NBC subsidiary, in which even Jerry Springer started his career.

Hatches 1999 was again mayor of Cincinnati. In 2004, he decided not to run for mayor. In 2005 he retired from the office, and was succeeded by Mark Mallory.

Charlie Hatches is divorced and the father of three children. He lives in Cincinnati.