Rob Andrews is an 11-term Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives, serving New Jersey's First Congressional District.
Andrews is an 11-term Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives,
serving New Jersey's First Congressional District. He is a longtime advocate on
national workplace, education, budget, and national defense issues.
Andrews has served his entire congressional career on the House Education and
Labor Committee. He is the chairman of the Subcommittee on Health, Employment,
Labor, and Pensions (HELP), with specific responsibility for health insurance,
pension, and labor laws. Andrews is the son and grandson of shipyard workers
and was the first in his family to attend college. He graduated summa cum laude
from Bucknell University, where he also Phi Beta Kappa. He received his law
degree from Cornell University and was selected for the Board of Editors of the
Cornell Law Review. Before being elected to Congress, Andrews was an attorney
and an adjunct professor at the Rutgers University School of Law. He also
served as freeholder director of Camden County, the highest elected office in