Congressman Hodes served in The U.S. House from 2007-2011 as a member of the House Financial Services committee and the House committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Congressman Hodes was the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire in 2010, and has an extensive background in law, business, the arts and not-for-profit institutional leadership. He has been appointed by President Obama to serve on the National Council on the Arts.
He was the author of the landmark bi-partisan healthcare reform legislation “Michelle’s Law” and he also focused on small business and renewable energy issues including passage of the first federal tax credit for heating with wood. He was elected President of the historic freshman class of 2006 and was a national co-chair of the Obama for President campaign in 2008.