Cool Colleges for Congressmembers

Carleton College

The #8 Liberal arts according to U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges 2016
Roughly 6 U.S. Congressmembers have been affiliated with the school, such as attending classes, earning a degree, or being employed by the school.

Names in bold indicate Congressmembers who are currently in office as of May 2016.

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Melvin Laird
Representative
Republican
WI
B.A., Carleton College, Northfield, Minn., 1944
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Robert Kastenmeier
Representative
Democrat
WI
Carleton College, Northfield, Minn.
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William Cowger
Representative
Republican
KY
graduated from Carleton College, Northfield, Minn.
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Max Baucus
Senator
Democrat
MT
attended Carleton College, Northfield, Minn. 1959-1960
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Paul Wellstone
Senator
Democrat
MN
taught political science at Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, 1969-1990
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Rush Holt
Representative
Democrat
NJ
B.A., Carleton College, Northfield, Minn., 1970