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Sen. Charles E. Grassley, R-Iowa

Senator (6th term)

Republican



Biography

Political Highlights: Republican nominee for Iowa House, 1956; Iowa House, 1959-75; U.S. House of Representatives, 1975-81
Born: September 17, 1933; New Hartford, Iowa
Residence: New Hartford
Religion: Baptist
Family: Wife, Barbara Grassley; five children
Education: U. of Northern Iowa, B.A. 1955; U. of Northern Iowa, M.A. 1956; U. of Iowa, attended 1957-58
Elected: 1980
Committee Assignments: Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry (Commodities, Risk Management & Trade; Conservation, Forestry & Natural Resources; Livestock, Marketing & Agriculture Security); Budget; Finance (Energy, Natural Resources & Infrastructure; Health Care; International Trade, Customs & Global Competitiveness); Judiciary (Antitrust, Competition Policy & Consumer Rights; Immigration and the National Interest; Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts); Joint Taxation
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Republican
House Seniority: 3rd ranked Senate Republican
Twitter: 104,292 followers
State Clout: Iowa is 23rd on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

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