House of Representatives
Gwen S. Moore
The first African-American woman in Wisconsin history to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressmember Moore was first elected in 2005. In January of 2011, Congressmember Moore was elected Democratic Co-Chair of the Congressional Women’s Caucus. She has become a leader on issues like health insurance reform, women’s health, domestic violence and maternal and infant mortality—problems that affect women both at home and abroad. She served as Democratic Vice-Chair from 2009 to 2011.