BiographyLeadership: Democratic Steering & Coordination Committee Chairwoman
Political Highlights: Hennepin County attorney, 1999-2007; sought Democratic nomination for president, 2020
Born: May 25, 1960; Plymouth, Minn.
Family: Husband, John Bessler; one child
Education: Yale U., B.A. 1982; U. of Chicago, J.D. 1985
Committee Assignments: Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry (Conservation, Climate, Forestry, & Natural Resources; Food & Nutrition, Specialty Crops, Organics, & Research; Rural Development & Energy); Commerce, Science & Transportation (Communications, Media, & Broadband; Consumer Protection, Product Safety, & Data Security; Surface Transportation, Maritime, Freight, & Ports; Tourism, Trade, & Export Promotion); Judiciary (Competition Policy, Antitrust, & Consumer Rights - Chairwoman; Criminal Justice & Counterterrorism; Immigration, Citizenship, & Border Safety; Privacy, Technology, & the Law); Rules & Administration; Joint Economic; Joint Library; Joint Printing
Roll Call VitalsHouse Seniority: 20th ranked Senate Democrat
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