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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.)

Political Highlights: Pa. auditor general, 1997-2005; sought Democratic nomination for governor, 2002; Pa. treasurer, 2005-07; U.S. Senate, 2007-present
Born: April 13, 1960; Scranton, Pa.
Residence: Scranton
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Terese Casey; four children
Education: College of the Holy Cross, A.B. 1982; Catholic U. of America, J.D. 1988
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2006 (2nd term)
Committee Assignments: Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry (Conservation, Forestry & Natural Resources; Livestock, Marketing & Agriculture Security; Nutrition, Specialty Crops, & Agricultural Research - Ranking Member); Finance (Energy, Natural Resources & Infrastructure; Taxation & IRS Oversight - Ranking Member); Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (Children & Families - Ranking Member; Employment & Workplace Safety); Special Aging; Joint Economic

Election History
2012generalBob Casey (D) 3,021,36453.7
Tom Smith (R) 2,509,13244.6
Rayburn Smith (LIBERT) 96,9261.7
2006generalBob Casey (D) 2,392,98458.7
Rick Santorum (R) 1,684,77841.3
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Pennsylvania is 10th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.


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Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows: SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat. FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible. LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored. TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge. TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.