Candidate Details

Katherine Clark

House - Incumbent

Congresswoman Katherine Clark has represented Massachusetts’s 5th district in Washington since her victory in a 2013 special election, having been re-elected four times since. Prior to serving in the House she worked for the State AG’s office as an attorney, and served several terms in both the Massachusetts State House and Senate. She currently serves as the Assistant Speaker of the House, the fourth-ranking position in Democratic leadership. She was previously Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus, and she currently sits on the powerful House Appropriations Committee.

Throughout her time in Congress, Rep. Clark has been a champion of J Street’s issues.  She was a cosponsor of House Resolution 326, which reaffirmed Congress’s commitment to two-state solution and opposed settlement expansion and annexation.