David Loebsack

David Loebsack DEMDemocrat

American politician

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David LoebsackDEMDemocrat American politician
70
Years of Age
15
Years of Experience
IAResidence (state)

David Wayne Loebsack (born December 23, 1952) is an American politician who served as the U.S. representative for Iowa's 2nd congressional district from 2007 to 2021. A member of the Democratic Party, he also is an emeritus professor of political science at Cornell College, where he had taught since 1982. On April 12, 2019, Loebsack announced he would not seek reelection.

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Campaign Funding

20
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$2,053,806
Total Raised
$2,362,383
Total Spent
$652,130
Cash on Hand
Top Industries  (1 - 4 of 10) View All Industries
99%
Leadership PACs$133,100
96%
Retired$129,040
93%
Health Professionals$124,549
74%
Education$98,904
52%
Lawyers/Law Firms$70,532
45%
Real Estate$60,930
45%
Telecom Services$60,050
44%
Insurance$59,323
41%
Industrial Unions$55,000
39%
Securities & Investment$52,555
Direct campaign contributions grouped by the industry industry of each donor/PAC.

Largest Contributors

Funding generally from an organization's PAC or its members/employees. Organizations did not donate directly.
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education5 - 5 of 3
University of California, Davis
PhD Political Science
1985
Iowa State University
MA Political Science
1976
Iowa State University
BS Political Science
1974
Past Positions1 - 3 of 3
Representative
United States House of Representatives, Iowa
2006 - 2021
Professor
Political Science, Cornell College
1982 - 2006
Former Chair
Political Science Department, Cornell College
Other Experience1 - 27 of 27
Board Member
Iowa Civil Liberties
2002 - 2005
Chair
Linn Phoenix Club
2002 - 2005
Local Leader
Bill Bradley Presidential Campaign
2000
Board Member
United Nations America, Iowa
Member
Humanities Iowa Speakers Bureau
Coordinator
Linn County, Howard Dean Presidential Campaign
Former Member
Brazilian Studies Association
Former Member
American Political Science Association
Former Member
Latin American Studies Association
Former President
Iowa Conference of Political Scientists
Member
American Federation of Teachers
Member
Congressional Progressive Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Military Families Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues
Current
Member
Center Aisle Caucus
Current
Member
House Manufacturing Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Missing and Exploited Children's Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Rural Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Caucus to Fight and Control Methamphetamine
Current
Army National Guard Vice Chair
National Guard and Reserve Component Caucus
Co-Chair
Rural Education Caucus
Former Member
Subcommittee on Energy, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Energy and Commerce Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Armed Services Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Education and the Workforce Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Energy United States House of Representatives