Paul Hodes
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Paul Hodes

Democrat

American politician

Concord, New Hampshire

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Paul Hodes

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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. He 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 left Congress in January 2011 and was replaced by Charles Bass. In 2011, Hodes was named as a board member of the Public Advisory Board of the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College. Hodes has joined the boards of ADL, New England and the NJDC (National Jewish Democratic Council). Since 2011, Hodes has served as President of the Economic Innovation Institute, a political advocacy organization.

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Experience

Education

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Dartmouth College
Bachelor of Arts
1972
Boston College Law School
Juris Doctor
1978
Collegiate School

Past Positions

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Member
Executive Committee, New Hampshire State Democratic Party
2004
Representative
Shareholder
Shaheen and Gordon, Professional Association
1996 - Current
Founding Partner
Roussos, Hage and Hodes, Professional Association
1988 - 1996
Partner
Hage and Hodes
1985 - 1988
Special Prosecutor
State of New Hampshire
1982 - 1983
Assistant Attorney General
New Hampshire Department of Justice
1980 - 1982
Attorney
New Hampshire Department of Justice
1978 - 1980
Experience
Singer/Songwriter

Other Experience

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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
Co-Founder
Peggosus
Member
New Hampshire Creative Economic Council
Member
National Music Publishers Association
Member
American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers
Member
American Federation of Musicians
Experience
American-Canadian Inter-Parliamentary Working Group
Member
Arts Caucus
Member
Recording Arts Caucus