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Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.

Senator (7th term)

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Biography

Leadership: Minority 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 (Commodities, Risk Management & Trade; Food & Nutrition, Specialty Crops, Organics, & Research; Rural Development & Energy); Appropriations (Agriculture; Defense; Energy-Water; Interior-Environment; Military Construction-VA; State-Foreign Operations); Rules & Administration
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Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Republican
House Seniority: 4th ranked Senate Republican
Twitter: 2,096,532 followers


Election History

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