Cool Colleges for Congressmembers

Swarthmore College

The #3 Liberal arts according to U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges 2016
Roughly 7 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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Chris Van Hollen
Representative
Democrat
MD
B.A., Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pa., 1982
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John Lafore
Representative
Republican
PA
student at Swarthmore College in 1923 and 1925 and the University of Pennsylvania in 1925 and 1926
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Kenneth Hechler
Representative
Democrat
WV
A.B., Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pa., 1935
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James Scheuer
Representative
Democrat-Liberal
NY
A.B., Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pa., 1942
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Carl Levin
Senator
Democrat
MI
graduated, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pa., 1956
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Peter Deutsch
Representative
Democrat
FL
B.A., Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pa., 1979
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Rush Holt
Representative
Democrat
NJ
faculty, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pa., 1980-1988