Nixon Grandson Running for Congress in NY
Chris Cox, 30 and a consultant, is son of state's GOP chairman
By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 26, 2010 7:34 PM CST
Chris Cox, a grandson of President Richard Nixon, is running as a Republican for Congress in New York's First District.   (

(Newser) – Chris Cox, the 30-year-old grandson of former President Richard Nixon, is running for Congress in New York’s First District. A former lawyer who according to his campaign bio now runs a trade-consulting firm, is the son of state Republican Party chief Ed Cox. He aims to unseat Democratic incumbent Tim Bishop from the district on eastern Long Island.