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Sen. John Kennedy, R-La.

Senator (1st term)

Republican



Biography

Political Highlights: Democratic candidate for La. attorney general, 1991; La. secretary of revenue and taxation, 1996-99; La. treasurer, 2000-2017; Democratic candidate for governor, 2003; Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, 2004; Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, 2008
Born: November 21, 1951; Centreville, Miss.
Residence: Madisonville
Religion: United Methodist
Family: Wife, Becky Kennedy; one child
Education: Vanderbilt U., B.A. 1973; U. of Virginia, J.D. 1977; Oxford U., B.C.L. 1979
Elected: 2016
Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Commerce-Justice-Science; Energy-Water; Homeland Security; Labor-HHS-Education; Legislative Branch); Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs (Economic Policy; Financial Institutions & Consumer Protection; Housing, Transportation & Community Development); Budget; Judiciary (Border Security and Immigration; Crime & Terrorism; Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts; Privacy, Technology & the Law); Small Business & Entrepreneurship
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

House Seniority: th ranked Senate Republican
Twitter: 6,841 followers
State Clout: Louisiana is 4th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

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