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Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del.

Senator (2nd full term)



Political Highlights: New Castle County Council president, 2001-05; New Castle County executive, 2005-10
Born: September 9, 1963; Greenwich, Conn.
Residence: Wilmington
Religion: Presbyterian
Family: Wife, Annie Lingenfelter; three children
Education: Amherst College, A.B. 1985; Yale U., J.D. 1992; Yale U., M.A.R. 1992
Elected: 2010
Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Commerce-Justice-Science; Energy-Water; Financial Services; Military Construction-VA; State-Foreign Operations - Chairman; Transportation-HUD); Foreign Relations (Africa and Global Health Policy; East Asia; Europe and Regional Security Cooperation; Multilateral International Development, Multilateral Institutions - Chairman); Judiciary (Human Rights & the Law; Immigration, Citizenship, & Border Safety; Intellectual Property; Privacy, Technology, & the Law - Chairman); Small Business & Entrepreneurship; Select Ethics
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House Seniority: 31st ranked Senate Democrat
Twitter: 220,733 followers

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