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Steve Israel
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Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee
In office
January 3, 2015 – January 3, 2017
Leader Nancy Pelosi
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Cheri Bustos
David Cicilline
Hakeem Jeffries
Chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
In office
January 3, 2011 – January 3, 2015
Leader Nancy Pelosi
Preceded by Chris Van Hollen
Succeeded by Ben Luján
Member of the
U.S. House of Representatives
from New York
In office
January 3, 2001 – January 3, 2017
Preceded by Rick Lazio
Succeeded by Thomas Suozzi
Constituency 2nd district (2001–13)
3rd district (2013–17)
Personal details
Born May 30, 1958 (1958-05-30) (age 62)
New York City, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Children 2
Education Nassau Community College
Syracuse University
George Washington University (BA)

Steven J. Israel (born May 30, 1958) is an American politician. He was the United States Representative for NY's 3rd congressional district from 2001 to 2017. He is a member of the Democratic Party and was head of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee until November 2014.

In 2017, he joined CNN as a political commentator.


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