Meet JAC's 2022 Candidates

Meet the Candidates JAC is Supporting for 2022

Candidates for U.S. House of Representatives

Rep. Greg Stanton   
Rep. Greg Stanton is the former Mayor of Phoenix who spent his term forging better relationships with Israel and women. He traveled to Israel multiple times and forged an economic partnership between Israel and Phoenix that has led to 13 years of economic and cultural exchange. Domestically, he has worked closely with women to help better their access to reproductive and healthcare services. His belief that Church and State must always be separated makes him a valuable voice for JAC’s issues in Congress. Click here for more about Greg Stanton.

Rep. Ami Bera 
Rep. Ami Bera has spent over two decades in the medical field, so he understands that a woman' health decisions should be between her and her doctor. He stands with Planned Parenthood's important role in providing health care to women. His position on the Foreign Affairs committee allows him to play an integral rol in strengthening our relationship with Israel. He also uses his medical background to address the issue of gun violence as a national public health crisis. Click here for more about Ami Bera.


Rep. Josh Harder
Rep. Josh Harder was elected to Congress in 2018 by defeating incumbent GOP Rep. Jeff Denham, one of 7  Congressional freshmen to flip their districts blue. He is a fierce advocate of a woman's access to reproductive health, supports a two-state solution in the Middle East, want to reduce gun violence, and supports JAC's issues. Prior to his public service, Harder worked as a venture capitalist and, later, taught business at Modesto Community College. Click here for more about Josh Harder.

Rep. Jackie Speier

Rep. Jackie Speier began her congressional career working for Rep. Leo Ryan.  Ryan, Speier and other staff traveled to Jonestown, Guyana to rescue constituent victims of the cult run by Jim Jones. Speier was shot 5 times in the attack and Ryan was killed; she decided while recovering in the hospital the best way to be a survivor was to work for the people, so she ran for Ryan's open seat and won. Jackie has been a passionate advocate for JAC issues throughout her career, being both strongly pro-choice and a strong supporter of a committed US-Israel Relationship. Jackie is also a strong advocate for the protection of Net-Neutrality and gun violence prevention. Click here for more about Jackie Speier.

Rep. Eric Swalwell
Eric Swalell is seeking reelection in order to continue to fight for common sense gun legislation. He understands the need for immediate change, and has cosponsored over a dozen gun violence prevention bills in the last three Congressional sessions. Along with his commitment to protecting the people from gun violence, he is also committed to protecting women’s reproductive rights. He consistently introduces legislation aimed to improve women’s access to abortions, contraceptives, and equal pay. His understanding of the importance of the U.S.’s relationship with Israel makes him an important voice in Congress. Click here for more about Eric Swalwell.

Rep. Julia Brownley
Representative Julia Brownley began her career in government because she wanted to help children and families receive better resources in local schools; for the past 15 years, Julia has been a powerful advocate for people both in and out of her home state of California.  Julia is strongly pro-choice and has been one of Congress’s foremost advocates for women. Most recently her bill to protect female veterans passed on the house floor.  Julia has also sponsored and supported a number of bills on Israel, protecting their military advantage. Click here for more information on Julia Brownley.

Rep. Adam Schiff
Representative Adam Schiff has been a democratic leader in Congress for nearly 20 years. Adam is a key advocate for JAC issues, supporting Israel and fighting for women’s reproductive rights. Adam has been a key voice on national security, an advocate for civil rights and has been instrumental in the Russia investigation, drafting the democratic response to the Nunez memo. Click here for more about Adam Schiff.

Rep. Linda Sanchez
Linda Sanchez has been a champion of JAC’s ideas in Congress for over a decade. She has consistently voted down legislation that is harmful to both Israel and women’s reproductive rights. She stands up to any harmful attacks on both of these two important topics. Congress needs more voices like hers, and JAC is proud to support her. Click here for more about Linda Sanchez.

Rep. Raul Ruiz
Representative and former emergency room doctor, Raul Ruiz began his career in advocacy by starting a pre-medical mentorship program in the Coachella Valley due to a physician shortage in the region.  After the program created a lasting impact, Raul knew he could make a change in Congress. Raul has been a strong advocate for Israel and has 100% ratings from both NARAL and Planned Parenthood. Click here for more about Raul Ruiz.

Rep. Katie Porter
Representative Katie Porter spent nearly 20 years fighting powerful special interests and Wall Street banks on behalf of consumers and families. A national leader in consumer protection, she has won big victories against financial institutions who cheat consumers. She was one of the first to sound the alarm prior to the housing bubble burst. She served under CA Attorney General Kamala Harris as CA's bank watchdog. She is a fierce advocate of JAC's issues and committed to making Congress work for the people. Click here for more about Katie Porter.

Rep. Mike Levin
Representative Mike Levin vows to fight for women’s rights. He promises to defend Planned Parenthood and a woman’s right to choose. He is committed to solving the gun violence epidemic and supports the assault weapon ban and expanding Brady background checks. He continues to emphasize his support for a two-state solution, and engaging Jewish voters who care about peace in the Middle East. Click here for more information about Mike Levin.

Rep. Sara Jacobs
Representative Sara Jacobs was elected to Congress in 2020. Prior to being elected, she founded San Diego for Every Child, a coalition dedicated to ending the experience of child poverty in San Diego County. earlier she served as the Scholar in Residence at the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies at the University of San Diego, and as the founding CEO of Project Connect, and international education nonprofit dedicated to connecting students around the world to the internet. She also served in the Buereau of Conflict & Stabilization Operations at the U.S. State Department, and as foreign policy advisor to Secretary Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential campaign. Click here for more on Sara Jacobs.

Rep. Diana DeGette
Representative Diana DeGette is seeking reelection to serve her 13th term in the U.S. House of Representatives. Throughout her long career in the House, she has been a strong supporter of Israel and the two-state solution. She has been adamant in her support for women's reproductive rights and has always spoken out against the anti-choice agenda in Washington, DC. She has used her position on the Energy & Commerce committee to make sure solving the gun violence epidemic awlays says on the agenda. Click here for more about Diana DeGette.

Rep. Jason Crow
Representative Jason Crow served in the Army's 82nd Airborne Division, where he led a platoon of paratroopers during the invasion of Iraq and earned the Bronze Star for his combat actions. He also served in the Joint Special Operations Task Force in Afghanistan. Jason is a leader who has always put selfless service above politics and isn't afraid to fight for what's right. He is a strong supporter of JAC's issues. Click here for more about Jason Crow.

Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester
The first woman and person of color sent to Congress to represent Delaware in Congress, Lisa Blunt Rochester brought her years of problem-solving and advocacy with her to address issues important to JAC. Her background includes working for then-Rep. Tom Carper as a case worker, serving in the cabinets of 2 DE governors as Secretary of Labor, and Deputy Secretary of Health & Human Services, and State Personnel Director. Click here for more about Lisa Blunt Rochester.

Rep. Stephanie Murphy
As the recipient of the Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Civilian Service, Representative Stephanie Murphy has been extremely influential in National Security and Armed Services policy.  Not only is Stephanie a key supporter of Israel and maintaining its qualitative military edge, but she has dedicated part of her career to promoting safe access to reproductive care and the DOJ Violence Against Women Act programs. As a Vietnamese refugee herself, Stephanie is a strong advocate for refugees and immigrants in the U.S. Click here for more about Stephanie Murphy.

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz has been one of JAC’s biggest allies throughout her time in Congress.  As a staunch supporter of the State of Israel, Debbie has been on the forefront of fighting for the rights of the Jewish State.  As a member of the Pro-Choice House Caucus, Debbie has also been a longtime defender of women’s reproductive freedom. Click here for more about Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

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Rep. Carolyn Bourdeaux
Rep. Carolyn Bourdeaux was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2020, winning the seat she had lost b 433 votes in 2018. She was the Director of the Georgia Senate Budget & Evaluation Office, and later a professor of public management and policy at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. She is a strong advocate for JAC's issues in Washington. She was the only Democrat to flip a red district blue in 2020. Click here to learn more about Carolyn Bourdeaux.

Rep. Lucy McBath
Rep. Lucy McBath was elected to represent Georgia's 6th district in 2018, defeating incumbent GOP Rep. Karen Handel. She worked for 30 years as a flight attendant until her on, Jordan Davis, was shot and killed in what has become known as the "loud music shooting." Following his death, she devoted her lift to activism and preventing other families from experiencing what hers did. She is a fierce supporter of women's reproductive freedom and JAC's issues. Click here to learn more about Lucy McBath.

Rep. Cindy Axne
Rep. Cindy Axne was elected to serve Iowas's 3rd district in 2018. She is a small business owner, parent, community activist and 5th generation Iowan. She is a supporter of JAC's issues and a strong advocate in Congress. She is committed to working with all Congressional colleagues toward bipartisan solutions for the many issues facing our country and her district. She is a strong supporter of Planned Parenthood and believes that Washington politicians should stay out of women's doctors' offices. Click here for more about Cindy Axne.

Rep. Robin Kelly
Representative Robin Kelly has been an activist her whole life, beginning her career fighting for social and economic justice, her main focus was eradicating urban food deserts in the state of Illinois.  Now, as a Representative, Robin has pushed for the same agendas, including standing up to the NRA, fighting for women’s reproductive health through staunch support of the ACA, and working to strengthen relations between the U.S. and Israel. Click here for more about Robin Kelly.

Rep. Mike Quigley
Representative Mike Quigley began his career in politics to help the environment, but soon found that there were significantly more issues that he was passionate about.  Quigley is not only a strong advocate for Women’s Reproductive health, as well as a trusted ally to Israel, but he is one of Illinois foremost politicians fighting for sensible gun control.  Quigley has introduced legislation to end family separation at the border and election security.  Click here for more about Mike Quigley.

Rep. Sean Casten
Representative Casten is a respected scientist, clean energy advocate, and entrepreneur who has dedicated his career to building businesses that reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Casten ran for Illinois’s 6th congressional district after criticizing both President Trump and his Republican opponent’s environmental policies that put millions of people’s lives and health at risk. Casten has promised to fight for every woman’s right to make her own reproductive health care decisions, and for affordable healthcare access for all Americans. Click here for more about Sean Casten.

Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi
Representative Krishnamoorthi is dedicated to women’s reproductive freedom, seeing it as one of his key issues in supporting the disappearing middle class America.  Raja is dedicated to supporting the strong U.S. relationship with Israel, seeing it as key to national security.  Raja has also been a strong advocate for clean and renewable defense technology, starting his own non-profit, InSPIRE, that provides training on solar technology. Click here for more about Raja Krishnamoorthi. 

Rep. Jan Schakowsky
Representative Jan Schakowsky has been one of JAC’s greatest allies throughout her time in Congress.  As the daughter of Jewish immigrants, Jan has staunchly supported Israel and has been a key pro-choice ally, supporting an end to Hyde Amendment restrictions.  Jan’s top priority has been quality affordable healthcare for all Americans. Click here for more about Jan Schakowsky.

Rep. Brad Schneider
Representative Brad Schneider has been an ally to Israel and to pro-choice Americans, being a fierce advocate for women’s reproductive freedom throughout his time in Congress.  Brad is an active member of pro-Israel communities, being a strong supporter of the JUF and with it, Israel.  Brad is a strong advocate of the LGBTQ+ community and has been instrumental in the drafting of progressive and sensical gun legislation. Click for more information about Brad Schneider.

Rep. Sharice Davids
Representative Sharice Davids is a strong advocate for women’s reproductive health and justice. She is supported by NARAL pro choice America and EMILY’s list. Davids is cosponsoring a bill opposing the delegitimization of Israel through the BDS movement, and is going on a trip to Israel in August 2019. Sharice Davids is one of two Native American women to be elected to the House of Representatives, as well as Kansas’s first gay representative in the House who is committed fighting for the rights of the LGBTQ community. Click here for more about Sharice Davids.

Rep. Jared Golden
Before being elected to Congress, Rep. Golden was a Representative in the Maine House, and was chosen by his peers to serve as Democratic Assistance Majority Leader. After the September 11 attacks he enlisted in the Marine Corp and served tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. He is a strong supporter of JAC's issues and is committed to protecting voting rights, the environment, health care, and more. Click here for more about Jared Golden.

Rep. Jamie Raskin
Representative Jamie Raskin is one of congress’s strongest supporters of the separation of religion and state noting that those in government swear an allegiance to the constitution, not to the bible.  Jamie has fought for women to be able to make their own health care decisions, earning him a 100% rating from Planned Parenthood. Jamie is also a strong supporter of the State of Israel and has vowed to support it’s continued security. Click here for more about Jamie Raskin.

Rep. Elissa Slotkin
Prior to her election to the house, Elissa Slotkin spent her career in Defense, working as Assistant Defense Secretary from 2015-2017 following a 5-year career in the CIA.  In that time Elissa gained experience facilitating Israeli defense policy, reaffirming her support for Israel.  Elissa even worked as a writer for a feminist center in Haifa, which reaffirmed her commitment to women’s reproductive rights and gained her an endorsement by Emily’s List. Click here for more about Elissa Slotkin.

Rep. Andy Levin
Representative Andy Levin took over his seat following the retirement of his father, Michigan Congressman Sandy Levin. Raised in a Jewish family, he has always cared deeply about Israel. He is the president of his synagogue, and has taken these passions for the Israeli state to Capitol Hill. He is also a strong defender against attacks against women’s reproductive rights. Click here for more about Andy Levin.

Rep. Haley Stevens
Born and raised in the Detroit area, Rep. Stevens was elected to Congress in 2018 to represent Michigan's 11th district. During the Great Recession, she served as chief of staff on the Auto Rescue, which helped return the auto industry to financial stability. After working in the Obama Administration, she worked in a manufacturing research lab. She is a strong proponent of JAC's issues, working to protect women's reproductive rights and more. Click here for more about Haley Stevens.

Rep. Debbie Dingell
Representative Debbie Dingell’s family has years of experience with congresspeople, her late husband being former Congressman John Dingell, Jr., but Debbie’s had amazing congressional success in her own right, sponsoring a variety of legislation.  Debbie is a staunch supporter of Israel and an even bigger supporter of women’s reproductive freedom, founding the National Women’s Health Resource Center. Click here for more about Debbie Dingell. Click here for more about Debbie Dingell.

Rep. Angie Craig
Elected to Congress in 2018, Angie Craig began her career as a newspaper reporter, and later worked her way up over 20 years to lead a Minnesota manufacturer with over 16,000 employees. There she started 'Women in Business' program to support and mentor women in their career choices. She believes no one should come between a woman and her doctor when making medical decisions, including contraception and reproductive freedom. She is a strong supporter of JAC's issues. Click here for more about Angie Craig.

Rep. Deborah Ross
Representative Deborah Ross was elected to Congress in 2020. A civil rights advocate, clean energy champion, and lawyer, she grew up with the strong believe that with opportunity comes responsibility, and that through public service she could help oethers and make a difference. She began her career in public service shen she was elected to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2002, where she served for over 10 years. She was noted for her ability to work across the aisle. As a civil rights layer, she fought for fairness and justice, working to pass the South's first anti-racial profiling law and juvenile justice reform. She is a strong advocate for JAC's issues . Click here for more about Deborah Ross.

Rep. Kathy Manning
Representative Kathy Manning was elected to Congress in 2020. Before serving in Congress, Kathy worked to expand access to early childhood education, college scholarships, workforce development, and assistance to those in need through nonprofit organizations including the United Way, the National Conference for Community & Justice, and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She was the first woman to chair the Board of the Jewish Federations of North America. She is a strong advocate for JAC's issues. Click here for more about Kathy Manning.

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Rep. Andy Kim
Representative Andy Kim was elected to Congress in 2018. A proud son of Korean immigrants, Andy began his career as a public servant under both Democrats and Republica ns. He served at USAID, the Pentagon, the State Department, the White House National Security Council and in Afghanistan as an advisor to Generals Petraeus and Allen. He is a strong advocate for JAC's issues. Click here for more about Andy Kim.

Rep. Josh Gottheimer
Representative Josh Gottheimer entered the political scene as the youngest speech writer in history for President Bill Clinton’s White House.  Since then Josh has been a key ally on JAC issues. He strongly supports Israel’s continued survival and strong relationship with the U.S. Josh has been unequivocally pro-choice, supporting safe access to all services at Planned Parenthood. Josh is strongly committed to job security and small businesses as well as strong infrastructure across the U.S. Click here for more about Josh Gottheimer.

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Rep. Tom Malinowski
Representative Tom Malinowski was born in Communist Poland and fled to the U.S. with his mother at the age of six, settling in New Jersey. He has been a public servant prior to being electe to Congress, serving as the Senior Director for President Clinton's National Security Council, and later served the Obama Administration as Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor. In between those two positions he served as the chief advocate for Human Rights Watch, where he led the bipartisan campaign to end the use of torture by the Bush Administration. He is a fierce efende of JAC's issues. Click here for more about Tom Malinowksi.

Rep. Mikie Sherrill
A Navy pilot and former federal prosecutor, Representative Mikie Sherill ran for Congress in an effort to bring new leadership to Washington that will fight for a positive future in America.  Mikie is committed to supporting Israel’s relationship with the U.S. and will fight for Roe V. Wade and sufficient funding for Planned Parenthood.  Mikie is also a key advocate for gun violence prevention. Click here for more about Mikie Sherrill.

Rep. Susie Lee
Representative Susie Lee was a committed community leader in Las Vegas for the past 20 years, prior to being elected to Congress. She has served as the president of Communities in Schools of Nevada (CIS), the leading organization for school dropout prevention. She is the Founding Director of After-School All-Stars and is dedicated to improving the public education system. Susie is devoted to the fight for pay equality and immigration reform is a top priority for her. She is an advocate for national background check legislation and gun control. Click here for more about Susie Lee.

Rep. Steven Horsford
In 2018, Representative Steven Horsford returned to the seat he held from 2013-2015. He lost his father to gun violence when he was young, and made it a mission of his that people feel safe from gun violence in our communities and schools. He is also a strong proponent of women's reproductive rights, and strongly believes in Israel's right to exist and supports a continued vibrant U.S.-Israel relationship. Click here for more about Steven Horsford.

Rep. Antonio Delgado
Representative Antonio Delgado was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2018. Prior to representing NY's 19th District, he was a lawyer who committed significant pro bono work toward criminal justice reform, and was a hip hop musician focused on empowering young people through music. He earned a Rhodes Scholarship while attending Colgate University and went on to Harvard Law School. He is committed to JAC's issues and a strong friend in Congress. Click here for more about Representative Delgado.

Candidate Shontel Brown

OH-11 candidate Shontel Brown is a dedicated member of the Cuyahoga County Council, where she has served for the past six years. During this time, she has dedicated herself to the wellbeing, economic and otherwise, of her constituents – championing voting rights initiatives, engaging young people in political activism via her High School engagement initiatives, and funding Health and Human Service programs focusing on supporting seniors. As a Congressional candidate, she is committed to common sense gun legislation, a strong Covid recovery, and voting rights. Click here for more about Candidate Shontel Brown.

Rep. Madeleine Dean
Representative Madeleine Dean transitioned from State Representative to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2018. She brought with her a strong voice for JAC's values to Washington. She pledged her unequivocal support to women in the fight for reproductive rights. She also stands with Israel and vows to vote for legislation that secures the safety of Israel. She has also co-founded a gun safety group following the school shooting at Sandy Hook, and is committed to gun violence prevention. Click here for more about Madeleine Dean.

Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon
Elected to Congress in 2018, Representative Mary Gay Scanlon, a former attorney, understands the importance of legal precedence. She has cited many important landmark Supreme Court cases to support JAC’s core ideals of protecting women’s reproductive rights and the separation of church and state. She vows to continue the fight for those rights in Washington D.C.  Click here for more about Mary Gay Scanlon.

Rep. Chrissy Houlahan
Elected to Congress in 2018, Representative Chrissy Houlahan is a former Air Force officer and daughter of a Holocaust survivor, whose ideals align with JAC’s core beliefs and make her a poowerful voice in Washington. Her cousin-in law was one of the EMTs responding to the Sandy Hook tragedy, so she has a personal connection to the gun violence epidemic. She wants to push for common sense gun legislation, as well as ensuring that women’s health care decisions are made between her and her doctor. Click here for more about Chrissy Houlahan.

Rep. Susan Wild
Representative Susan Wild received her B.A. from American University and her J.D. from George Washington University, and went on to work as an attorney. She supports a strong U.S.- Israel relationship and a two-state solution. She also is committed to fighting for a woman’s right to choose. In addition to her support for women’s rights and for Israel, she would like to see change regarding the gun violence plaguing our nation. She seeks to do this through an assault weapon ban and background checks. Click here to learn more about Susan Wild.

Rep. David Cicilline
Representative David Cicilline was the first openly gay mayor of a U.S. State Capital, breaking major barriers for the LGBTQ+ community. David has since been a advocate for progressive civil rights policy and the “Make It In America” agenda, encouraging American made goods. Cicilline was a founding member of Mayors Against Illegal guns with NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg and is staunchly pro-choice and pro-Israel. He served as one of the House Managers for the first impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump. Click here for more about David Cicilline.

Rep. Lizzie Fletcher   
A native of Houston, Lizzie Fletcher began her career in law in 2006. Her work led to recognition as on of the Best Lawyers in America. A co-founder of Planned Parenthood Young Leaders, she helped recruit a new generation of leaders to fight for reproductive rights. She has also worked to dismantle the school-to-prison pipeline, and help young people find their voices through dance and writing. She is a strong advocate for JAC's issues. Click here for more about Lizzie Fletcher.

Rep. Joaquin Castro  
Representative Joaquin Castro is proud to be part of a new class of Latino leaders emerging across the country, being named one of the top 50 politicians to watch in the U.S. He feels that he is truly representative of the American dream, as a second generation American. Joaquin wants to continue this legacy building what he calls the Infrastructure of Opportunity, focusing on the American school system and healthcare system. Joaquin is a key ally on women’s reproductive care and defends U.S. support of Israel. Click here for more about Joaquin Castro.

Rep. Colin Allred  
Rep. Colin Allred flipped a north Texas district blue in the last election. As a successful civil rights lawyer, he understands the importance of a fight for rights in such a divided time. He stands by Planned Parenthood, and swears to combat violence against women. He also promises to help protect the U.S. – Israel relationship from outside threats, such as Iran. Domestically, he wants to protect our everyday life from the threat of gun violence. Click here for more about Colin Allred.

Rep. Elaine Luria
Rep. Elaine Luria served in the U.S. Navy for 20 years and reached the rank of commander. After retiring from the military in 2017, she founded an arts and crafts business. Elaine uses her experience in the Navy and as a small-business owner to protect our country and create an economy that works for everyone – not just those at the top.  She is a pro-choice champion committed to expanding access to affordable, quality health care. Elaine is a strong advocate for women’s rights, and also strongly believes in a ban of assault weapons. Click here for more about Elaine Luria.

Rep. Abigail Spanberger
Rep. Abigail Spanberger is former CIA operative who brings a special viewpoint to politics. As a former federal agent, she carried a gun with her to work. She promotes responsible gun ownership, while also promoting common sense gun legislation. She also has vast experience in foreign affairs. Her deep understanding of the Middle East makes her a much needed asset in the fight for a safe Israel – free from the threat of nuclear Iran.   Click here for more about Abigail Spanberger.

Rep. Jennifer Wexton
Rep. Jennifer Wexton served almost two decades, as a prosecutor, an advocate for children, and as a legislator focusing on issues of concern to families. In Congress, Jennifer is a true advocate for women. She supports legislation that expands women’s access to quality, affordable healthcare, family planning services, and contraception, establishes paid family and medical leave programs, ends violence against women, promotes women’s involvement in STEM and political fields, and ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment in the U.S. Constitution. Click here for more about Jennifer Wexton.

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Rep. Kim Schrier
Representative Kim Schrier was elected to Congress in 2018, and is the first and only pediatrician currently serving in Congress. Her father, an engineer, instilled in her a love for science, which led her to a degree in Astrophysics at UC Berkley, and then later to medical school. Before medical school, she spend a year working at the EPA. She is a strong defender of JAC's issues. Click here for more about Kim Schrier.