Paul Hodes attended Dartmouth College in Hanover until 1972 . He then studied law at Boston College until 1978 . Between 1979 and 1982 he was the Assistant Attorney General of New Hampshire. He then worked as a private lawyer. In 1992, he served as a special attorney for the State of New Hampshire. In addition to his legal and political activities, Hodes is also a well-known entertainer in his homeland.
Hodes is a member of the Democratic Party . In 2004 he ran for the first time unsuccessfully for a seat in Congress . Two years later, he then prevailed in the second constituency of New Hampshire against the Republican Charles Bass , whereupon he became his successor on January 3, 2007 in the US House of Representatives in Washington, DC . After being re-elected in 2008 against Jennifer Horn, he continued his mandate until January 3, 2011. Hodes was most recently a member of the Committee on Financial Services and the Committee on Administrative Reform, as well as two sub-committees each.
He had announced his candidacy for the US Senate for the 2010 congressional elections , although in the latest polls he was well behind Republican Kelly Ayotte . On November 5, 2010, Hodes lost the Senate election to Ayotte.
Paul Hodes is married to Peggy Horstmann.
- Paul Hodes in the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress (English)
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American politician|
|DATE OF BIRTH||March 21, 1951|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||New York City , New York|