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Sen. Ted Kaufman (D-Del.)


Political Highlights: Broadcasting Board of Governors, 1995-2008; U.S. Senate, 2009-10
Born: March 15, 1939; Philadelphia, Pa.
Residence: Greenville
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Lynne Kaufman; three children
Education: Duke U., B.S.E. 1960; U. of Pennsylvania, M.B.A. 1966
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Appointed: 2009 (1st term)
End of Service: Nov. 15, 2010
Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Airland; Emerging Threats & Capabilities; Seapower); Foreign Relations (Africa and Global Health Policy; Europe and Regional Security Cooperation; Near East, South Asia, Central Asia, and Counterterrorism; State Department and USAID Management); Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs (Permanent Investigations); Impeachment of Judge G. Thomas Porteous Jr.; Judiciary (Antitrust, Competition Policy & Consumer Rights; Constitution; Crime & Drugs; Terrorism & Homeland Security)

Election History
Roll Call Vitals


Delaware is 27th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

Sen. Ted Kaufman has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-Vt.) has the most appearances so far this year.

Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows: SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat. FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible. LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored. TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge. TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.