Cool Colleges for Congressmembers

Stanford University

The #4 National university according to U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges 2016
Roughly 47 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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F. Sensenbrenner
Representative
Republican
WI
A.B., Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 1965
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Ron Wyden
Senator
Democrat
OR
A.B., Stanford University 1971
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Dianne Feinstein
Senator
Democrat
CA
graduated, Stanford University 1955
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Xavier Becerra
Representative
Democrat
CA
B.A., Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 1980
J.D., Stanford University, Stanford., Calif., 1984
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Zoe Lofgren
Representative
Democrat
CA
B.A., Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 1970
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Adam Schiff
Representative
Democrat
CA
B.A., Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 1982
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Daniel Lipinski
Representative
Democrat
IL
M.S., Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 1989
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Jeff Merkley
Senator
Democrat
OR
B.A., Stanford University, 1979
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Joaquin Castro
Representative
Democrat
TX
B.A., Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 1996
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Joseph Kennedy
Representative
Democrat
MA
B.S., Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 2003
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Cory Booker
Senator
Democrat
NJ
B.A., Stanford University, 1991
M.A., Stanford University, 1992
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Ted Lieu
Representative
Democrat
CA
B.A., Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 1991
B.S., Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 1991
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Hamer Budge
Representative
Republican
ID
graduated from Stanford University in 1933
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Lee Metcalf
Senator
Democrat
MT
graduated from Stanford University in 1936 and received a law degree from Montana State University Law School
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Charles Teague
Representative
Republican
CA
was graduated from Stanford University in 1931 and from Stanford Law School in 1934
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Frank Church
Senator
Democrat
ID
graduated from Stanford (Calif.) University in 1947 and from Stanford Law School in 1950
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John Anderson
Representative
Republican
IL
visiting professor, Stanford University, 1981, University of Illinois College of Law, 1981, Brandeis University, 1985, Bryn Mawr College, 1985, Oregon State University, 1986, University of Massachusetts, 1986, and Nova University, 1987
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William Edwards
Representative
Democrat
CA
B.A., Stanford University, 1936
attended Stanford University Law School and was admitted to the bar in 1940
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Burt Talcott
Representative
Republican
CA
graduated from Stanford University, Palo Alto, Calif., 1942
graduated from Stanford University Law School, Palo Alto, Calif., 1948
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Paul Fannin
Senator
Republican
AZ
graduated from Stanford University
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Mark Hatfield
Senator
Republican
OR
completed graduate degree at Stanford University 1948
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Robert Mathias
Representative
Republican
CA
B.A., Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 1953
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Paul McCloskey
Representative
Republican
CA
B.A., Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 1950
Stanford University Law School, Stanford, Calif., 1953
lecturer on legal ethics, Santa Clara and Stanford Law Schools, 1964-1967 and 1988-1994
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Alan Cranston
Senator
Democrat
CA
graduated, Stanford University 1936
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Allard Lowenstein
Representative
Democrat
NY
taught at Stanford University, North Carolina State University, and City College of New York
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Victor Veysey
Representative
Republican
CA
graduate work, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
professor at Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 1940-1941
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Max Baucus
Senator
Democrat
MT
graduated, Stanford (Calif.) University 1964 and Stanford University Law School 1967
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James Lloyd
Representative
Democrat
CA
B.A., Stanford University, 1958
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Timothy Wirth
Senator
Democrat
CO
received a doctoral degree from Stanford University 1973
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William Bradley
Senator
Democrat
NJ
visiting professor, Stanford University, Notre Dame University and the University of Maryland 1997-1999
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Jeff Bingaman
Senator
Democrat
NM
graduated, Harvard College 1965 and Stanford Law School 1968
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Howard Nielson
Representative
Republican
UT
M.B.A., Stanford University, 1956
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1958
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Edwin Zschau
Representative
Republican
CA
M.B.A., 1963, M.S., 1964, and Ph.D., 1967, all at Stanford University
professor, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, 1965-1969
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James Kolbe
Representative
Republican
AZ
M.B.A., Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 1967
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Kent Conrad
Senator
Democrat
ND
graduated, Stanford University 1971
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Tom Campbell
Representative
Republican
CA
professor, Stanford Law School, 1983-1988
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Peter Hoagland
Representative
Democrat
NE
B.A., Stanford University, 1963
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Calvin Dooley
Representative
Democrat
CA
M.A., Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 1987
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Larry LaRocco
Representative
Democrat
ID
attended Stanford University Institute of Television and Radio, 1967, and Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, 1968-1969
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Jennifer Dunn
Representative
Republican
WA
B.A., Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 1963
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Eric Fingerhut
Representative
Democrat
OH
B.S., Northwestern University, 1981, J.D., Stanford University, 1984
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Daniel Hamburg
Representative
Democrat
CA
B.A., Stanford University, 1970
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Stephen Horn
Representative
Republican
CA
A.B., Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 1953
Ph.D., Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 1958
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Michael Huffington
Representative
Republican
CA
B.A., B.S., Stanford University, 1970, M.B.A., Harvard University, 1972
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Jay Inslee
Representative
Democrat
WA
attended Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 1969-1970
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Judy Biggert
Representative
Republican
IL
B.A., Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 1959
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David Wu
Representative
Democrat
OR
B.S., Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 1977