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Sen. Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt.

Senator (8th term)



Leadership: Senate President Pro Tempore
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, Climate, Forestry, & Natural Resources; Food & Nutrition, Specialty Crops, Organics, & Research; Livestock, Dairy, Poultry, Local Food Systems, & Food Safety & Security); Appropriations (Agriculture; Commerce-Justice-Science; Defense; Homeland Security; Interior-Environment; State-Foreign Operations); Judiciary (Competition Policy, Antitrust, & Consumer Rights; Criminal Justice & Counterterrorism; Federal Courts, Oversight, Agency Action, & Federal Rights; Intellectual Property - Chairman); Rules & Administration; Joint Library
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House Seniority: 1st ranked Senate Democrat
Twitter: 235,879 followers

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