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Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H.

Senator (2nd term)

Democrat



Biography

Political Highlights: Democratic nominee for N.H. Senate, 1978; Madbury Zoning Board of Adjustment, 1983-96; N.H. Senate, 1990-96; governor, 1997-2003; Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, 2002
Born: January 28, 1947; St. Charles, Mo.
Residence: Madbury
Religion: Protestant
Family: Husband, Bill Shaheen; three children
Education: Shippensburg State College, B.A. 1969; U. of Mississippi, M.S.S. 1973
Elected: 2008
Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Commerce-Justice-Science; Energy-Water; Homeland Security - Ranking Member; Labor-HHS-Education; State-Foreign Operations); Armed Services (Emerging Threats & Capabilities; Readiness & Management Support; Seapower); Foreign Relations (Europe and Regional Security Cooperation - Ranking Member; Multilateral International Development, Multilateral Institutions; Near East, South Asia, Central Asia, and Counterterrorism); Small Business & Entrepreneurship
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

House Seniority: 24th ranked Senate Democrat
Twitter: 35,121 followers
State Clout: New Hampshire is 50th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

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