Brad Sherman

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Brad Sherman (born 24th October 1954) is an American politician. He is a Democratic member of the US House of Representatives representing California's 30th congressional district.


In 2004 Sherman introduced the US-Israel Energy Cooperation Act. The act established a grant program to fund joint ventures between Israeli and American businesses and academics.[1]

In 2010, Sherman told reporters that he intended to seek the prosecution of any US citizens who were aboard or involved with the Freedom Flotilla to end the Israeli siege of Gaza.[2]

Sherman has received funds from the pro-Israel Irving Moskowitz Foundation.[3]


In August 2015 it was reported that Sherman would vote against the US-Iran nuclear deal.[4]


  1. Government Publishing Office Website H. R. 5342. Accessed 8 October 2015.
  2. Ali Gharib, 'Rep. Sherman: prosecute U.S. citizens involved with Gaza flotilla', Mondoweiss, 4 June 2010, accessed 8 October 2015
  3. Open Secrets Brad Sherman: Top 100 Contributors, 2013-2014. Accessed 8 October 2015.
  4. Paul Richter, 'Rep. Sherman joins foes of Iran nuclear deal', Los Angeles Times, 7 August 2015, accessed 9 October 2015