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Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.

Senator (6th term)



Leadership: Majority Leader
Political Highlights: Jefferson County judge-executive, 1978-85
Born: February 20, 1942; Sheffield, Ala.
Residence: Louisville
Religion: Baptist
Family: Wife, Elaine L. Chao; three children
Education: U. of Louisville, B.A. 1964; U. of Kentucky, J.D. 1967
Elected: 1984
Committee Assignments: Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry (Conservation, Forestry & Natural Resources; Livestock, Marketing & Agriculture Security; Nutrition, Specialty Crops, & Agricultural Research); Appropriations (Agriculture; Defense; Energy-Water; Interior-Environment; Military Construction-VA; State-Foreign Operations); Rules & Administration
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Roll Call Vitals

House Seniority: 4th ranked Senate Republican
Twitter: 187,471 followers
State Clout: Kentucky is 22nd on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state

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