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Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss.

Senator (7th term)

Republican



Biography

Political Highlights: U.S. House of Representatives, 1973-78
Born: December 7, 1937; Pontotoc, Miss.
Residence: Oxford
Religion: Baptist
Family: Wife, Kay Webber; two children
Education: U. of Mississippi, B.A. 1959; U. of Mississippi, J.D. 1965
Elected: 1978
Committee Assignments: Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry (Commodities, Risk Management & Trade; Conservation, Forestry & Natural Resources; Rural Development & Energy); Appropriations (Agriculture; Defense - Chairman; Energy-Water; Homeland Security; Interior-Environment; Labor-HHS-Education); Rules & Administration
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

House Seniority: 2nd ranked Senate Republican
Twitter: 40,915 followers
State Clout: Mississippi is 15th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

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