Paul Hodes

Paul Hodes DEMDemocrat

American politician

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Paul HodesDEMDemocrat American politician
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Paul William Hodes (born March 21, 1951) is an American lawyer, musician, and former U.S. Representative for New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district, serving from 2007 to 2011. He is a member of the Democratic Party, and was New Hampshire's first Jewish representative. Hodes was an unsuccessful candidate for the Senate seat being vacated by Judd Gregg in 2010, losing to former New Hampshire Attorney General Kelly Ayotte. He was succeeded in the House of Representatives by Charles Bass. After leaving Congress, Hodes was named as a board member of the Public Advisory Board of the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College. Hodes served on the boards of ADL, New England and the NJDC (National Jewish Democratic Council). In 2012, Hodes was nominated by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the US Senate to a position on the National Council on the Arts.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
Dartmouth College
Bachelor of Arts
Boston College Law School
Juris Doctor
Collegiate School
Past Positions1 - 9 of 9
Executive Committee, New Hampshire State Democratic Party
Shaheen and Gordon, Professional Association
1996 - Current
Founding Partner
Roussos, Hage and Hodes, Professional Association
1988 - 1996
Hage and Hodes
1985 - 1988
Special Prosecutor
State of New Hampshire
1982 - 1983
Assistant Attorney General
New Hampshire Department of Justice
1980 - 1982
New Hampshire Department of Justice
1978 - 1980
Other Experience1 - 13 of 13
Board Member
Tricinium Limited
2002 - Current
Board Member
New Hampshire Children's Alliance
1998 - 2000
Board Member
Concord Community Music School
1997 - 2000
Board Member
New Hampshire State Council on the Arts
1998 - Current
Board Member
Family Strength New Hampshire
New Hampshire Creative Economic Council
National Music Publishers Association
American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers
American Federation of Musicians
American-Canadian Inter-Parliamentary Working Group
Arts Caucus
Recording Arts Caucus