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Sen. Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt.

Senator (8th term)

Democrat



Biography

Political Highlights: Chittenden County state's attorney, 1966-75
Born: March 31, 1940; Montpelier, Vt.
Residence: Middlesex
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Marcelle Leahy; three children
Education: Saint Michael's College, B.A. 1961; Georgetown U., J.D. 1964
Elected: 1974
Committee Assignments: Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry (Conservation, Forestry & Natural Resources; Livestock, Marketing & Agriculture Security; Nutrition, Agricultural Research & Specialty Crops); Appropriations (Agriculture; Commerce-Justice-Science; Defense; Homeland Security; Interior-Environment; State-Foreign Operations - Ranking Member); Judiciary (Antitrust, Competition Policy & Consumer Rights; Border Security and Immigration; Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts; Privacy, Technology & the Law); Rules & Administration; Joint Library
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Roll Call Vitals

House Seniority: 1st ranked Senate Democrat
Twitter: 79,071 followers
State Clout: Vermont is 41st on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

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