Democratic, Colorado, 2009, Appointed. Won election to a full term on Nov. 02, 2010. Jewish mother, Protestant father.
Democratic Senator from Minnesota (current). The most progressive senator in the Senate today.
Demo. Senator from Oregon (1955-60).
Senator from Florida, 1975-81. Democrat. Also Ambassador to Denmark, 1992-93.
Senator from Oregon (current).Democrat. Father, Peter Wyden,came to America as a young refugee from Germany and is the author of many books, incl. some on Jewish themes, see esp., "Stella", an account of his youth & the horrible fate of one of his classmates.
Former Republican Sen. from Minnesota. Lost to Paul Wellstone in 1990; bizzarely claiming he should be elected b/c he was a better Jew than Wellstone. Despite Bob Dylan & The Coen Bros. most people in Mn. are not Jewish: so this was a call out of their experience.
Democratic Senator from Wisconsin (current). Co-sponsor of proposed McCain-Feingold campaign finance reform.
The founder of the huge Guggenheim fortune (mining) was a Republican Sen. from Colorado (1907-13).
Schwartz is the U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district, serving since 2005. She is a member of the Democratic Party. The district includes parts of Montgomery County and Northeast Philadelphia. She is also National Chair for Recruitment and Candidate Services for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
Beilenson is a former Democratic congressman from West Los Angeles. He served from 1977 to 1995.
is an American politician and the 55th and current Mayor of Chicago. He was formerly White House Chief of Staff to President Barack Obama. He served as senior advisor to President Bill Clinton from 1993 to 1998 and as a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Illinois's 5th congressional district, from 2003 until his resignation in 2009 to take his position in the Obama Administration.
Meyer was born in to a Jewish family in Natchez, Mississippi. During the Civil War, Meyer served on the staff of Brigadier General John Stuart Williams of Kentucky and attained the rank of assistant adjutant general.
Weiner is a former and disgraced Democratic Congressman from Brooklyn. Represented Charles Schumers old district. Anthony is a somewhat unusual name for a Jewish guy. His mother told him, Dont worry about your name. It will confuse Jewish girls, but your Italian voters will love it.
London was a Jewish American politician from New York City. He was one of only two members of the Socialist Party of America elected to the United States Congress.
Former Senator from Conn. Stared Mayor Daley down at 1968 Demo. Convention. Denounced Gestapo tactics in the streets of Chicago.
Republican Senator from Pennsylvania (current). Raised in the same Kansas town as Bob Dole. Ran for Republican Pres. nomination in 96; pretty hopeless since hes liberal for a Rep., pro-choice, and, dare we say it? Jewish.
Demo. Senator from California (current). Very liberal. 1st election victory aided by revelation that her "traditional values" opponent liked to go to topless bars.