R Senate Leader Fact File

Republican’s Senate Leader

Born: February 20, 1942. Age: 68 years old.

College: 1967 – University of Louisville, honors. Student
Body President, Student Bar Ass’n President.

Intern: 1967 John Sherman Cooper, U.S. Senator.

Legislative Assistant: Senator Marlowe Cook.

Deputy Attorney General: in Ford Administration.

County Admin: 1978 – 1984 top political office of Jefferson County (which includes Louisville.

1984 – Present: U.S. Senator from Kentucky.

Only major Senator to oppose campaign finance reform on Constitutional grounds.

Republican Whip: 2003 – 2007; Republican Leader 2007 – present.

Married: Elaine Chao, Secretary of Labor under George W. Bush.

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