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November 7, 2012

The Chosen: Jews in the 113th Congress

http://www.jewishjournal.com/nation/article/the_chosen_jews_in_the_113th_congress

U.S. Rep. Brad Sherman

U.S. Rep. Brad Sherman

The next Congress will have 10 Jews in the Senate and 22 in the House of Representatives, a decline from the 112th Congress. Below is the list of Jews who are expected to serve in the 113th Congress.

SENATE:

Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.)

Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.)**

Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.)

Ben Cardin (D-Md.)**

Carl Levin (D-Mich.)

Al Franken (D-Minn.)

Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.)

Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.)

Ron Wyden (D-Ore.)

Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.)**

(Note: Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., who is projected to win his re-election bid, does not identify a religion, but notes that his mother is Jewish and a Holocaust survivor.)

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:

Susan Davis (D-Calif.)

Alan Lowenthal (D-Calif.)*

Adam Schiff (D-Calif.)

Brad Sherman (D-Calif.)

Henry Waxman (D-Calif.)

Jared Polis (D-Colo.)

Ted Deutch (D-Fla.)

Lois Frankel (D-Fla.)*

Alan Grayson (D-Fla.)*

Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.)

Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.)

Brad Schneider (D-Ill.)*

John Yarmuth (D-Ky.)

Sander Levin (D-Mich.)

Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.)

Steve Israel (D-N.Y.)

Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.)

Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.)

Allyson Schwartz (D-Pa.)

David Cicilline (D-R.I.)

Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.)

Eric Cantor (R-Va.)

* Newly elected to House in Tuesday's elections. (Note: Alan Grayson had served in the House but lost his seat in the 2010 midterm elections.)

** Senators who were re-elected Tuesday.

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