List of Jewish members of the United States Congress

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Jewish religion members of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives.[1]

List of Jewish Members of the Senate

Picture Senator Party State Years Notes
David Levy Yulee - Brady-Handy.jpg David Levy Yulee Democratic Florida July 1, 1845 –
March 3, 1851
Lost renomination
March 4, 1855 –
January 21, 1861
Withdrew from the Senate in 1861 following the succession of Florida from the Union.
Judah P Benjamin crop.jpg Judah P. Benjamin Democratic Louisiana March 4, 1853 –
February 4, 1861
Withdrew from the Senate in 1861 following the succession of Louisiana from the Union.
Benjamin F. Jonas - Brady-Handy.jpg Benjamin F. Jonas Democratic Louisiana March 4, 1879 –
March 4, 1885
Lost renomination
Joseph Simon of Oregon.jpg Joseph Simon Republican Oregon October 7, 1898 –
March 4, 1903
Retired
Isidor Rayner standing photograph portrait.jpg Isidor Rayner Democratic Maryland March 4, 1905 –
November 25, 1912
Died in office
Simon Guggenheim cph.3a02257.jpg Simon Guggenheim Republican Colorado March 4, 1907 –
March 3, 1913
Retired
Herbert Lehman.jpg Herbert H. Lehman Democratic New York January 3, 1950 –
January 3, 1957
Retired
Richard Lewis Neuberger.jpg Richard L. Neuberger Democratic Oregon January 3, 1955 –
March 9, 1960
Died in office
Jacob Javits.jpg Jacob K. Javits Republican New York January 9, 1957 –
January 3, 1981
Lost renomination
Ernest Gruening (D-AK).jpg Ernest Gruening Democratic Alaska January 3, 1959 –
January 3, 1969
Lost renomination
Abraham ribicoff.jpg Abraham A. Ribicoff Democratic Connecticut January 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1981
Retired
Howard Metzenbaum.jpg Howard Metzenbaum Democratic Ohio January 4, 1974 –
December 23, 1974
Appointed to office following the resignation of William B. Saxbe and lost the party nomination.
December 29, 1976 –
January 3, 1995
Retired
90px Richard Stone Democratic Florida January 1, 1975 –
December 31, 1980
Lost renomination
ZorinskyE(D-NE).jpg Edward Zorinsky Democratic Nebraska December 28, 1976 –
March 6, 1987
Died in office
RudyBoschwitz.jpg Rudy Boschwitz Republican Minnesota December 30, 1978 –
January 3, 1991
Lost reelection
Carl Levin official portrait.jpg Carl Levin Democratic Michigan January 3, 1979 –
January 3, 2015
Retired
Warren Rudman.jpg Warren Rudman Republican New Hampshire December 29, 1980 –
January 3, 1993
Retired
Arlen Specter, official Senate photo portrait.jpg Arlen Specter Republican Pennsylvania January 3, 1981 –
January 3, 2011
Elected as a Republican in 1980, 1986, 1992, 1998, and 2004.
Switched to the Democratic Party in 2009 and lost the party nomination in 2010.
Democratic
Frank Lautenberg, official portrait, 112th portrait.jpg Frank Lautenberg Democratic New Jersey December 27, 1982 –
January 3, 2001
Retired
January 3, 2003 –
June 3, 2013
Died in office
Chic Hecht.JPG Chic Hecht Republican Nevada January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 1989
Lost reelection
Herbert Kohl, official photo.jpg Herb Kohl Democratic Wisconsin January 3, 1989 –
January 3, 2013
Retired
Joe Lieberman official portrait 2.jpg Joe Lieberman Democratic Connecticut January 3, 1989 –
January 3, 2013
Elected as a Democrat in 1988, 1994, and 2000.
Lost renomination and elected on the Connecticut for Lieberman ticket in 2006.
Retired.
Independent Democrat
Paul Wellstone, official Senate photo portrait.jpg Paul Wellstone Democratic Minnesota January 3, 1991 –
October 25, 2002
Killed in plane crash while in office.
Dianne Feinstein, official Senate photo 2.jpg Dianne Feinstein Democratic California November 10, 1992 – present
Barbara Boxer, Official Portrait, 112th Congress.jpg Barbara Boxer Democratic California January 3, 1993 – present
Russ Feingold Official Portrait 3.jpg Russ Feingold Democratic Wisconsin January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2011
Lost reelection
Ron Wyden official portrait crop.jpg Ron Wyden Democratic Oregon February 6, 1996 – present
Charles Schumer official portrait.jpg Chuck Schumer Democratic New York January 3, 1999 – present
90px Norm Coleman Republican Minnesota January 3, 2003 –
January 3, 2009
Lost reelection
Ben Cardin, official Senate photo portrait.jpg Ben Cardin Democratic Maryland January 3, 2007 – present
Bernie Sanders.jpg Bernie Sanders Independent Vermont January 3, 2007 – present Elected as an Independent with Democratic backing in 2006 and 2012.
Began identifying alternately as a Democrat and Independent while running in the 2016 Democratic presidential primaries.
Independent Democrat
Al Franken Official Senate Portrait.jpg Al Franken Democratic Minnesota July 7, 2009 – present
Richard Blumenthal Official Portrait.jpg Richard Blumenthal Democratic Connecticut January 3, 2011 – present
Brian Schatz, official portrait, 113th Congress 2.jpg Brian Schatz Democratic Hawaii December 26, 2012 – present Appointed to office following the death of Daniel Inouye and subsequently elected.

List of Jewish Members of the House of Representatives

Picture Senator Party State Years Notes
LCLevin-small.jpg Lewis Charles Levin American (Know Nothing) Pennsylvania March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1851
Lost reelection
E. B. Hart.jpg Emanuel B. Hart Democratic New York March 4, 1851 –
March 3, 1853
Lost renomination
Philip Phillips.jpg Philip Phillips Democratic Alabama March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
Retired
Henry Myer Phillips (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg Henry Myer Phillips[2] Democratic Pennsylvania March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859
Lost reelection
No image.svg Myer Strouse Democratic Pennsylvania March 4, 1863 –
March 3, 1867
Retired
No image.svg William M. Levy Democratic Louisiana March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1877
Lost reelection
LeopoldMorse.jpg Leopold Morse Democratic Massachusetts March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1885
Retired
March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1889
Retired
Edwin Einstein.jpg Edwin Einstein Republican New York March 4, 1879 –
March 3, 1881
Retired
JuliusHouseman2.jpg Julius Houseman Democratic Michigan March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1885
Retired
JosephPulitzerPinceNeznpsgov.jpg Joseph Pulitzer Democratic New York March 4, 1885 –
April 10, 1886
Resigned
Isidor Rayner standing photograph portrait.jpg Isidor Rayner Democratic Maryland March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1889
Lost reelection
March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1895
Retired
NathanFrank.jpg Nathan Frank Republican Missouri March 4, 1889 –
March 3, 1891
Retired
AdolphMeyerLA.jpg Adolph Meyer Democratic Louisiana March 4, 1891 –
March 8, 1908
Died in office
JuliusGoldzier.jpg Julius Goldzier Democratic Illinois March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1895
Lost reelection
No image.svg Irving Price Wanger Republican Pennsylvania March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1911
Lost reelection
Israel F. Fischer.jpeg Israel F. Fischer Republican New York March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1899
Lost reelection
Isidor Straus 1903.jpg Isidor Straus Democratic New York January 30, 1894 –
March 3, 1895
Retired
Lucius Littauer.jpg Lucius Littauer Republican New York March 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1907
Retired
Portrait of Julius Kahn.jpg Julius Kahn Republican California March 4, 1899 –
March 3, 1903
Lost reelection
March 4, 1905 –
December 18, 1924
Died in office
Jefferson Levy.jpg Jefferson Monroe Levy Democratic New York March 4, 1899 –
March 3, 1901
Retired
March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1915
Retired
Mitchell May.jpg Mitchell May[3] Democratic New York March 4, 1899 –
March 3, 1901
Lost reelection
Henry M Goldfogle.jpg Henry M. Goldfogle Democratic New York March 4, 1901 –
March 3, 1915
Lost reelection
March 4, 1919 –
March 3, 1921
Lost reelection
Montague Lessler.jpg Montague Lessler Republican New York January 7, 1902 –
March 3, 1903
Lost reelection
No image.svg Martin Emerich Democratic Illinois March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1905
Retired
Adolph J. Sabath cph.3c27913.jpg Adolph J. Sabath Democratic Illinois March 4, 1907 –
November 6, 1952
Died in office
No image.svg Harry Benjamin Wolf Democratic Maryland March 4, 1907 –
March 3, 1909
Lost reelection
Victor L. Berger.jpg Victor L. Berger Socialist Wisconsin March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1913
Lost reelection
March 4, 1919 –
November 10, 1919
House refused to seat due to conviction under the Espionage Act.
March 4, 1923 –
March 3, 1929
Lost reelection
Jacob A. Cantor.jpg Jacob A. Cantor Democratic New York November 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1915
Lost reelection
No image.svg Isaac Bacharach Republican New Jersey March 4, 1915 –
January 3, 1937
Lost reelection
Meyer London.jpg Meyer London Socialist New York March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1919
Lost reelection
March 4, 1921 –
March 3, 1923
Lost reelection
Isaac Siegel.jpg Isaac Siegel Republican New York March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1923
Retired
No image.svg Milton Kraus Republican Indiana March 4, 1917 –
March 3, 1923
Lost reelection
Nathan D. Perlman.jpg Nathan D. Perlman Republican New York November 2, 1920 –
March 3, 1927
Lost reelection
Lester D. Volk.jpg Lester D. Volk Republican New York November 2, 1920 –
March 3, 1923
Retired
Martin Ansorge.jpg Martin C. Ansorge Republican New York March 4, 1921 –
March 3, 1923
Lost reelection
BenjaminLRosenbloom.jpg Benjamin L. Rosenbloom Republican West Virginia March 4, 1921 –
March 3, 1925
Retired to run unsuccessfully for the Republican nomination for United States Senate.
Albert B. Rossdale.jpg Albert B. Rossdale Republican New York March 4, 1921 –
March 3, 1923
Lost reelection
Sol Bloom 1923.jpg Sol Bloom Democratic New York March 4, 1923 –
March 7, 1949
Died in office
Emanuel Celler – 1943.jpg Emanuel Celler Democratic New York March 4, 1923 –
January 3, 1973
Lost renomination
Samuel Dicksten.jpg Samuel Dickstein Democratic New York March 4, 1923 –
December 30, 1945
Resigned to take seat on the New York Supreme Court.
Meyer Jacobstein.jpg Meyer Jacobstein[4] Democratic New York March 4, 1923 –
March 3, 1929
Retired
No image.svg Benjamin M. Golder Republican Pennsylvania March 4, 1925 –
March 3, 1933
Lost reelection
Florence Prag Kahn.jpg Florence Prag Kahn Republican California March 4, 1925 –
January 3, 1937
Lost reelection
William Wolfe Cohen.jpg William W. Cohen Democratic New York March 4, 1927 –
March 3, 1929
Retired
William Sirovich.jpg William I. Sirovich Democratic New York March 4, 1927 –
December 17, 1939
Died in office
No image.svg Henry Ellenbogen Democratic Pennsylvania March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1938
Resigned to take seat on the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas.
HermanKopplemann.jpg Herman P. Kopplemann Democratic Connecticut March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1939
Lost reelection
January 3, 1941 –
January 3, 1943
Lost reelection
January 3, 1945 –
January 3, 1947
Lost reelection
Theodore A. Peyser.jpg Theodore A. Peyser Democratic New York March 4, 1933 –
August 8, 1937
Died in office
No image.svg William M. Citron Democratic Connecticut January 3, 1935 –
January 3, 1939
Lost reelection
No image.svg Leon Sacks Democratic Pennsylvania January 3, 1937 –
January 3, 1943
Lost reelection
M. Michael Edelstein.jpg Morris Michael Edelstein Democratic New York February 6, 1940 –
June 4, 1941
Died in office
90px Samuel A. Weiss Democratic Pennsylvania January 3, 1941 –
January 7, 1946
Resigned to take seat on the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas.
Arthur G. Klein.jpg Arthur George Klein Democratic New York July 29, 1941 –
January 3, 1945
Retired
February 19, 1946 –
December 31, 1956
Resigned to take seat on the New York Supreme Court.
No image.svg Daniel Ellison Republican Maryland January 3, 1943 –
January 3, 1945
Lost reelection
No image.svg Benjamin J. Rabin Democratic New York January 3, 1945 –
December 31, 1947
Resigned to take seat on the New York Supreme Court.
Leo F. Rayfiel.jpg Leo F. Rayfiel Democratic New York January 3, 1945 –
September 13, 1947
Resigned to take seat on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Jacob Javits.jpg Jacob K. Javits Republican New York January 3, 1947 –
December 31, 1954
Resigned to take office as New York Attorney General.
File:Abraham J. Multer.jpg Abraham J. Multer Democratic New York November 4, 1947 –
December 31, 1967
Resigned to take seat on the New York Supreme Court.
Leo Isacson.jpg Leo Isacson American Labor New York February 17, 1948 –
January 3, 1949
Lost reelection
No image.svg Earl Chudoff Democratic Pennsylvania January 3, 1949 –
January 5, 1958
Resigned to take seat on the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.
Isidore Dollinger.jpg Isidore Dollinger Democratic New York January 3, 1949 –
December 31, 1959
Resigned to take office as Bronx County District Attorney.
Louis B. Heller.jpg Louis B. Heller Democratic New York February 15, 1949 –
July 21, 1954
Resigned to take seat on the New York Court of Special Sessions.
Abraham ribicoff.jpg Abraham A. Ribicoff Democratic Connecticut January 3, 1949 –
January 3, 1953
Retired to run unsuccessfully for the United States Senate.
Sidney R. Yates.jpg Sidney R. Yates Democratic Illinois January 3, 1949 –
January 3, 1963
Retired to run unsuccessfully for the United States Senate.
January 3, 1965 –
January 3, 1999
Retired
No image.svg Leonard Irving[5] Democratic Missouri January 3, 1949 –
January 3, 1953
Lost renomination
Sidney A. Fine.jpg Sidney A. Fine Democratic New York January 3, 1951 –
January 2, 1956
Resigned to take seat on the New York Supreme Court.
Samuel Friedel.jpg Samuel Friedel Democratic Maryland January 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1971
Lost renomination
Lester Holtzman.jpg Lester Holtzman Democratic New York January 3, 1953 –
December 31, 1961
Resigned to take seat on the New York Supreme Court.
Irwin D. Davidson NYWTS.jpg Irwin D. Davidson Democratic New York January 3, 1955 –
December 31, 1956
Resigned to take seat on the New York Court of General Sessions.
Herbert Zelenko.jpg Herbert Zelenko Democratic New York January 3, 1955 –
January 3, 1963
Lost renomination
Leonard Farbstein.jpg Leonard Farbstein Democratic New York January 3, 1957 –
January 3, 1971
Lost renomination
Ludwig Teller.jpg Ludwig Teller Democratic New York January 3, 1957 –
January 3, 1961
Lost renomination
Seymour Halpern.jpg Seymour Halpern Republican New York January 3, 1959 –
January 3, 1973
Retired
Herman Toll.jpg Herman Toll Democratic Pennsylvania January 3, 1959 –
January 3, 1967
Retired
Jacob H. Gilbert.jpg Jacob H. Gilbert Democratic New York March 8, 1960 –
January 3, 1971
Lost renomination
C Joelson.png Charles Samuel Joelson[6] Democratic New Jersey January 3, 1961 –
September 4, 1969
Resigned to take seat on the New Jersey Superior Court.
Benjamin S. Rosenthal.jpg Benjamin Stanley Rosenthal Democratic New York February 20, 1962 –
January 4, 1983
Died in office
1979 p96 Richard Ottinger.jpg Richard Ottinger[7] Democratic New York January 3, 1965 –
January 3, 1971
Retired to run unsuccessfully for the United States Senate.
January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1985
Retired
Joseph Y. Resnick.jpg Joseph Y. Resnick Democratic New York January 3, 1965 –
January 3, 1969
Retired to run unsuccessfully for the Democratic nomination for United States Senate.
James H Scheuer.jpg James H. Scheuer Democratic New York January 3, 1965 –
January 3, 1973
Lost renomination
January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1993
Retired
Herbert Tenzer.jpg Herbert Tenzer Democratic New York January 3, 1965 –
January 3, 1969
Retired
Lester L. Wolff.jpg Lester L. Wolff Democratic New York January 3, 1965 –
January 3, 1981
Lost reelection
Joshua Eilberg.jpg Joshua Eilberg Democratic Pennsylvania January 3, 1967 –
January 3, 1979
Lost reelection
Sam Steiger.jpg Sam Steiger Republican Arizona January 3, 1967 –
January 3, 1977
Retired to run unsuccessfully for the United States Senate.
Bertram L. Podell.jpg Bertram L. Podell Democratic New York February 20, 1968 –
January 3, 1975
Lost renomination
Ed Koch 95th congress.jpg Ed Koch Democratic New York January 3, 1969 –
December 31, 1977
Resigned to take office as Mayor of New York City.
Allard K. Lowenstein.jpg Allard K. Lowenstein Democratic New York January 3, 1969 –
January 3, 1971
Lost reelection
Abner Mikva.jpg Abner J. Mikva Democratic Illinois January 3, 1969 –
January 3, 1973
Lost reelection
January 3, 1975 –
September 26, 1979
Resigned to take seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit
Bella Savitsky Abzug.jpg Bella Abzug Democratic New York January 3, 1971 –
January 3, 1977
Retired to run unsuccessfully for the Democratic nomination for the United States Senate.
Bengilman.jpg Benjamin A. Gilman Republican New York January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 2003
Retired
Elizabeth Holtzman.jpg Elizabeth Holtzman Democratic New York January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1981
Retired to run unsuccessfully for the United States Senate.
WilliamLehman.jpg William Lehman Democratic Florida January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1993
Retired
Edward Mezvinsky.jpg Edward Mezvinsky Democratic Iowa January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1977
Lost reelection
Bill Gradison 95th Congress 1977.jpg Bill Gradison Republican Ohio January 3, 1975 –
January 31, 1993
Resigned
John H Krebs.png John Hans Krebs Democratic California January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1979
Lost reelection
ELivitas.png Elliott H. Levitas Democratic Georgia January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1985
Lost reelection
Fred Richmond.jpg Fred Richmond Democratic New York January 3, 1975 –
August 25, 1982
Resigned
Stephen Solarz 100th Congress.jpg Stephen J. Solarz Democratic New York January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1993
Lost renomination
Gladys noon spellman.jpg Gladys Spellman Democratic Maryland January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1981
Seat declared vacant after suffering a debilitating heart attack and becoming comatose.
Henry Waxman, official portrait, 111th Congress.jpg Henry Waxman[8] Democratic California January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 2015
Retired
Abeilenson.jpg Anthony C. Beilenson Democratic California January 3, 1977 –
January 3, 1997
Retired
Mickey Edwards.jpg Mickey Edwards[9] Republican Oklahoma January 3, 1977 –
January 3, 1993
Lost renomination
Dan glickman.jpg Dan Glickman Democratic Kansas January 3, 1977 –
January 3, 1995
Lost reelection
Marc L. Marks.jpg Marc L. Marks Republican Pennsylvania January 3, 1977 –
January 3, 1983
Retired
Theodore S. Weiss 100th Congress 1987.jpg Theodore S. Weiss Democratic New York January 3, 1977 –
September 14, 1992
Died in office
S. William Green.jpg S. William Green Republican New York February 14, 1978 –
January 3, 1993
Lost reelection
90px Martin Frost[10] Democratic Texas January 3, 1979 –
January 3, 2005
Lost reelection
Kenneth B. Kramer.jpg Ken Kramer Republican Colorado January 3, 1979 –
January 3, 1987
Retired to run unsuccessfully for the United States Senate.
Howard Wolpe 99th Congress 1985.jpg Howard Wolpe Democratic Michigan January 3, 1979 –
January 3, 1993
Retired
Bobbi Fiedler (R–CA).jpg Bobbi Fiedler Republican California January 3, 1981 –
January 3, 1987
Retired to run unsuccessfully for the Republican nomination for the United States Senate.
Barneyfrank.jpg Barney Frank Democratic Massachusetts January 3, 1981 –
January 3, 2013
Retired
90px Sam Gejdenson[11] Democratic Connecticut January 3, 1981 –
January 3, 2001
Lost reelection
Tom Lantos.jpg Tom Lantos Democratic California January 3, 1981 –
February 11, 2008
Died in office
Charles Schumer official portrait.jpg Chuck Schumer Democratic New York January 3, 1981 –
January 3, 1999
Retired to run successfully for the United States Senate.
Bob Shamansky 97th Congress 1981.jpg Bob Shamansky Democratic Ohio January 3, 1981 –
January 3, 1983
Lost reelection
Ron Wyden official portrait.jpg Ron Wyden Democratic Oregon January 3, 1981 –
February 5, 1996
Resigned after being elected to the United States Senate.
Gary Ackerman Portrait c111-112th Congress.jpg Gary Ackerman Democratic New York March 1, 1983 –
January 3, 2013
Retired
Howardberman.jpeg Howard Berman Democratic California January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 2013
Lost reelection
Barbara Boxer, Official Portrait, 112th Congress.jpg Barbara Boxer Democratic California January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 1993
Retired to run successfully for the United States Senate.
SalaBurton.jpg Sala Burton Democratic California June 21, 1983 –
February 1, 1987
Died in office
Ben Erdreich 102nd Congress 1991.jpg.png Ben Erdreich Democratic Alabama January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 1993
Lost reelection
Sander Levin, Official Portrait.JPG Sander Levin Democratic Michigan January 3, 1983 – present
Mel Levine.png Mel Levine Democratic California January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 1993
Retired to run unsuccessfully for the Democratic nomination for the United States Senate.
NormanSisisky.jpg Norman Sisisky Democratic Virginia January 3, 1983 –
March 29, 2001
Died in office
LJSmith.png Lawrence J. Smith Democratic Florida January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 1993
Retired
Miller photo 150.jpg John Miller Republican Washington January 3, 1985 –
January 3, 1993
Retired
Ben Cardin portrait.jpg Ben Cardin Democratic Maryland January 3, 1987 –
January 3, 2007
Retired to run successfully for the United States Senate.
Eliot Engel, official photo portrait.jpg Eliot Engel[12] Democratic New York January 3, 1989 –
present
Nitalowey.jpeg Nita Lowey Democratic New York January 3, 1989 –
present
StevenSchiff.jpg Steven Schiff Republican New Mexico January 3, 1989 –
March 25, 1998
Died in office
Bernie Sanders.jpg Bernie Sanders Independent Vermont January 3, 1991 –
January 3, 2007
Retired to run successfully for the United States Senate.
Richard Alan Zimmer portrait.gif Dick Zimmer Republican New Jersey January 3, 1991 –
January 3, 1997
Retired to run unsuccessfully for the United States Senate.
Jerrold Nadler, Official Portrait, c112th Congress.jpg Jerrold Nadler Democratic New York November 3, 1992 –
present
Sam Coppersmith.jpg Sam Coppersmith Democratic Arizona January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 1995
Retired to run unsuccessfully for the United States Senate.
Reppeterdeutsch.jpg Peter Deutsch[13] Democratic Florida January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2005
Retired to run unsuccessfully for the Democratic nomination for the United States Senate.
Bob Filner mayoral portrait.jpg Bob Filner[14] Democratic California January 3, 1993 –
December 3, 2012
Resigned to take office as Mayor of San Diego.
Eric Fingerhut 103nd Congress 1993.jpg Eric Fingerhut Democratic Ohio January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 1995
Lost reelection
Daniel Hamburg 103rd Congress 1993.jpg Daniel Hamburg Democratic California January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 1995
Lost reelection
Jane Harman, official portrait, 111th Congress.jpg Jane Harman Democratic California January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 1999
Retired to run unsuccessfully for the Democratic nomination for Governor of California.
January 3, 2001 –
February 28, 2011
Resigned
Herbert Klein.jpg Herb Klein Democratic New Jersey January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 1995
Lost reelection
David A. Levy.jpg David A. Levy[15] Republican New York January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 1995
Lost renomination
MarjorieMargolies-Mezvinsky2.jpg Marjorie Margolies Democratic Pennsylvania January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 1995
Lost reelection
Lynn Schenk.jpg Lynn Schenk Democratic California January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 1995
Lost reelection
Jon Fox.jpg Jon D. Fox[16] Republican Pennsylvania January 3, 1995 –
January 3, 1999
Lost reelection
Steve Rothman, official photo portrait color.jpg Steve Rothman Democratic New Jersey January 3, 1997 –
January 3, 2013
Lost renomination
Brad Sherman Official.jpg Brad Sherman Democratic California January 3, 1997 – present
90px Robert Wexler Democratic Florida January 3, 1997 –
January 3, 2010
Resigned
Shelley Berkley, official portrait, 112th Congress 2.jpg Shelley Berkley Democratic Nevada January 3, 1999 –
January 3, 2013
Retired to run unsuccessfully for the United States Senate.
Schakowsky-Portrait-2013.jpg Jan Schakowsky[17] Democratic Illinois January 3, 1999 – present
Anthony Weiner, official portrait, 112th Congress.jpg Anthony Weiner Democratic New York January 3, 1999 –
June 21, 2011
Resigned
90px Eric Cantor[18] Republican Virginia January 3, 2001 –
August 18, 2014
First Jewish House Majority Leader.
Lost renomination and resigned
90px Susan Davis[19] Democratic California January 3, 2001 – present
Steve Israel, official photo portrait, 2009.jpeg Steve Israel Democratic New York January 3, 2001 – present
Adam Schiff, official photo portrait, 111th Congress.jpg Adam Schiff Democratic California January 3, 2001 – present
Rahm Emanuel, official photo portrait color.jpg Rahm Emanuel[20] Democratic Illinois January 3, 2003 –
January 3, 2009
Resigned to become White House Chief of Staff.
DWSPortrait.jpg Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic Florida January 3, 2005 – present
Allysonschwartz.jpg Allyson Schwartz Democratic Pennsylvania January 3, 2005 –
January 3, 2015
Retired to run unsuccessfully for the Democratic nomination for Governor of Pennsylvania.
Stevecohen.jpeg Steve Cohen[21] Democratic Tennessee January 3, 2007 – present
Gabrielle Giffords official portrait.jpg Gabrielle Giffords[22] Democratic Arizona January 3, 2007 –
January 25, 2012
Resigned
Paul Hodes official 110th Congress photo.jpg Paul Hodes Democratic New Hampshire January 3, 2007 –
January 3, 2011
Retired to run unsuccessfully for the United States Senate.
Steve Kagen, official 110th Congress photo portrait, color.JPG Steve Kagen Democratic Wisconsin January 3, 2007 –
January 3, 2011
Lost reelection
Ron Klein official 110th Congress photo.jpg Ron Klein Democratic Florida January 3, 2007 –
January 3, 2011
Lost reelection
Official Congressional Photo of John Yarmuth.jpg John Yarmuth Democratic Kentucky January 3, 2007 – present
Rep. John Adler.jpg John Adler[23] Democratic New Jersey January 3, 2009 –
January 3, 2011
Lost reelection
Alan Grayson high res.jpg Alan Grayson[24] Democratic Florida January 3, 2009 –
January 3, 2011
Lost reelection
January 3, 2013 – present Retiring to run for the United States Senate.
Jared Polis Official 2012.jpg Jared Polis Democratic Colorado January 3, 2009 – present
Ted Deutsch.jpg Ted Deutsch[25] Democratic Florida April 13, 2010 – present
David Cicilline, Official Portrait, 112th Congress 2.jpg David Cicilline[26] Democratic Rhode Island January 3, 2011 – present
Nan-Hayworth.jpg Nan Hayworth[26] Republican New York January 3, 2011 –
January 3, 2013
Lost reelection
Lois Frankel, Official portrait, 113th Congress.jpg Lois Frankel Democratic Florida January 3, 2013 – present
Alan Lowenthal 113th Congress Portrait.jpeg Alan Lowenthal Democratic California January 3, 2013 – present
Schneider-IL10-pic 0A.jpg Brad Schneider Democratic Illinois January 3, 2013 –
January 3, 2015
Lost reelection
Lee Zeldin official congressional photo.jpg Lee Zeldin Republican New York January 3, 2015 – present

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