|Birthdate: November 4, 1947|
|Office: U.S. Representative|
|Assumed Office: January 3, 2007|
|Political Party: Democrat|
|Occupation: Newspaper Publisher|
|Location: Louisville, Ky|
|Phone: (502) 582-5129|
John Yarmuth is the U.S. Representative for Kentucky's 3rd congressional district.
Yarmuth is the Senior Whip of the Democratic Party and serves on the Committee on Ways and Means and the Committee on the Budget.
He is a former independent newspaper publisher. A Louisville native who graduated from Atherton High School in 1965, he graduated from Yale University, majoring in American Studies. After working for U.S. Senator Marlow Cook from 1971 to 1975, he returned to Louisville to begin his publishing career when he founded the Louisville Today magazine (1976–1982). He later worked as a vice-president of University Relations at the University of Louisville.
Prior to his election to Congress, Yarmuth was best known for founding the weekly paper, The LEO, or Louisville Eccentric Observer, in 1990 and for writing a progressive-oriented weekly political column that was featured on the first page of most issues.
The Federal Reserve
John Yarmuth voted FOR the Iran Refined Petroleum Sanctions Act of 2009, which enhances United States diplomatic efforts with respect to Iran by expanding economic sanctions against Iran. 
Yarmuth voted AGAINST directing President Obama to remove United States Armed Forces from Afghanistan, pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution. 
The Second Amendment
Yarmuth received an F rating from the National Rifle Association (NRA) for the 2008 election cycle.
According to his campaign website, Yarmuth OPPOSES the privatization of Social Security. 
- HR 1207 Co-Sponsors
- Iran Refined Petroleum Sanctions Act of 2009 Roll Call
- H Con Res 248 Roll Call
- Final Vote Results for Roll Call 18
- Gun Owners of America House Ratings for the 111th Congress
- Senior Issues