List of Jewish American politicians
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- This is a list of notable Jewish American politicians, arranged chronologically. For other notable Jewish Americans, see List of Jewish Americans.
|Carl Levin||Democratic||Michigan||1978||Chairman of the Committee on Armed Services|
|Dianne Feinstein||Democratic||California||1992||Chair of the Select Committee on Intelligence|
|Barbara Boxer||Democratic||California||1992||Chair of the Environment and Public Works Committee and Chair of the Select Committee on Ethics|
|Chuck Schumer||Democratic||New York||1998||Chairman of the Democratic Policy and Communications Center and Chairman of the Committee on Rules and Administration|
|Bernard Sanders||Independent||Vermont||2006||Caucuses with the Democratic Party|
|Henry Waxman||Democratic||CA-30||1974||Former chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.|
|Sander Levin||Democratic||MI-12||1982||Former chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means.|
|Nita Lowey||Democratic||NY-17||1988||First female and second chairperson of the DCCC.|
|Janice Schakowsky||Democratic||IL-09||1998||Democratic leadership as a Chief Deputy Whip.|
|Steve Israel||Democratic||NY-02||2000||Chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.|
|Eric Cantor||Republican||VA-07||2000||House Majority Leader, first Jewish Majority Leader.|
|Debbie Wasserman Schultz||Democratic||FL-20||2004||Chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee.|
|Stephen Cohen||Democratic||TN-09||2006||First Jewish congressman from Tennessee.|
|John Yarmuth||Democratic||KY-03||2006||First Jewish congressman from Kentucky.|
|Jared Polis||Democratic||CO-02||2008||First openly gay man elected as a freshman.|
- Rahm Emanuel (D-IL: 2003–2009) also Cabinet level officer
- Martin Frost (D-TX: 1979–2005)
- Jane Harman (D-CA: 1993–1999, 2001–2011)
- Robert Wexler (D-FL: 1997–2010)
- Anthony Weiner (D-NY: 1999-2011) 
- Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ: 2007–2012)
Mayors of Large Cities
Current Mayors of large cities
- Chicago, Illinois: Rahm Emanuel (2011–present)
- Las Vegas, Nevada: Carolyn Goodman (2011–present)
- Burlington, Vermont: Miro Weinberger (2012–present)
- Los Angeles, California : Eric Garcetti (2013–present)
- "Carl Levin / Bio". The Washington Examiner. 2011. Retrieved 2011-10-13.
- National Jewish Democratic Council: Jewish Members of Congress: Carl Levin (Senator, Michigan) retrieved December 22, 2011
- National Jewish Democratic Council: Jewish Members of Congress: Dianne Feinstein (Senator, California) retrieved December 25, 2011
- National Jewish Democratic Council: Jewish Members of Congress: Barbara Boxer (Senator, California) retrieved December 25, 2011
- National Jewish Democratic Council: Jewish Members of Congress: Ron Wyden (Senator, Oregon) retrieved December 25, 2011
- "Charles E. Schumer / Bio". The Washington Examiner. 2011. Retrieved 2011-10-13.
- National Jewish Democratic Council: Jewish Members of Congress: Charles Schumer (Senator, New York) retrieved December 23, 2011
- National Jewish Democratic Council: Jewish Members of Congress: Benjamin Cardin (Senator, Maryland) retrieved December 25, 2011
- Jewish Members of Congress: Bernard Sanders (Senator, Vermont) Independent retrieved December 25, 2011
- National Jewish Democratic Council: Jewish Members of Congress: Al Franken (Senator, Minnesota) retrieved December 25, 2011
- National Jewish Democratic Council: Jewish Members of Congress: Richard Blumenthal (Senator, Connecticut) retrieved December 22, 2011
- The Jewish Daily Forward: "Blumenthal Finally Gets His Chance" January 13, 2010
- "Brian Schatz, Hawaii’s Jewish Lt. Gov., Named to U.S. Senate". Forward. December 26, 2012. Retrieved December 27, 2012.
- Tom Tugend (2001-01-26). "Undefeated Champion Rep. Henry Waxman wants to help Democrats". The Jewish Journal. Archived from the original on 2006-10-27. Retrieved 2006-11-10.
- "Elections 2006 AP Coverage". Associated Press. 2006-11-09. Retrieved 2006-11-10.
- Kandea Mosley (2000-09-12). "A Rumble in the Bronx Feuding Politicos Pull No Punches in Congressional Race". The Village Voice. Retrieved 2006-11-10.
- Jennifer Jacobson (2006-10-23). "Jewish women on rise in Congress". Jewish Telegraphic Agency. Retrieved 2006-11-10.
- "Jerrold Nadler (D-NY-8)". CNN. Retrieved 2006-11-10.
- Sharon Samber (2002-11-08). "Jewish minyan grows in Senate; Jew elected to House". Jewish Telegraphic Agency. Retrieved 2006-11-10.
- Todd Winer (1998-03-13). "3 Jewish Democrats vying in Illinois Congress race". Chicago Jewish News. Retrieved 2006-11-10.
- Stuart Rothenberg (2000-11-02). "Top House races of 2000". CNN. Archived from the original on 2006-09-10. Retrieved 2006-11-09.
- Sharon Samber (2000-11-10). "New faces offset losses as Jews gain seats in Congress". Jewish Telegraphic Agency. Retrieved 2006-11-09.
- "Diana Cantor: Helping Families Finance College". Jewish Woman (Washington, D.C.: Jewish Women International). Fall 2003. Archived from the original on 2003-09-11. Retrieved 2008-12-14.
- Matthew E. Berger (2004-11-03). "Congress Bids Goodbye to Frost, Welcomes Two New Jewish Women". Jewish Telegraphic Agency. Retrieved 2006-11-10.
- "Elections 2006 AP Coverage: Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Dem)". Associated Press. 2006-11-09. Retrieved 2006-11-10.
- Woody Baird (2006-11-07). "Congressional incumbents re-elected, Cohen takes lead in Memphis". Associated Press. Retrieved 2006-11-09.[dead link]
- Shmuel Rosner (2006-11-05). "Louisville's Jews vote Democratic — but not because the candidate's Jewish". Haaretz. Retrieved 2006-11-09.[dead link]
- "Three New Jewish Members of Congress". The Jewish Federations of North America. Retrieved 2010-11-08.
- Ron Kampeas (2010-04-21). "Ted Deutch, a most Jewish speech from the most Jewish district". Jewish Telegraphic Agency. Retrieved 2010-06-13.
- J.J. Goldberg (2010-11-04). "Rite of Returns: Jews Who Ran for Congress — Winners & Losers". The Jewish Daily Forward. Retrieved 2010-11-08.
- Steve Hendrix (2006-08-22). "Fighting for the Spoils Lawmaker and Rainmaker Rahm Emanuel Wants a Nov. 7 Victory for the Democrats So Bad He Can Almost Taste It. If Only He Had Time to Eat.". Washington Post. Retrieved 2006-11-09.
- Frost, Martin (15 May 2009). "Jewish pols, players emerging". Politico. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
- Cillizza, Chris (3 June 2010). "Rep. Jane Harman aims to avoid anti-incumbent tide". The Washington Post. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
- Kampeas, Ron (15 October 2009). "Wexler leaves Congress, and leaves Washington wondering why". JTA. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
- "WEINER, Anthony D. - Biographical Information". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. United States House of Representatives. Retrieved 22 October 2013.
- "Anthony Weiner - New York's 9th District". Biography of Congressman Anthony Weiner. weiner.house.gov. Retrieved 22 October 2013.
- Jennifer Siegel (2006-09-22). "A Tribe of Candidates Leads Drive To Retake House for Democrats". The Forward. Archived from the original on 2006-10-18. Retrieved 2006-11-09.