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Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md.

Senator (1st term)

DemocratLeadership



Biography

Leadership: DSCC Chairman
Political Highlights: Md. House, 1991-95; Md. Senate, 1995-2003; U.S. House of Representatives, 2003-17
Born: January 10, 1959; Karachi, Pakistan
Residence: Kensington
Religion: Episcopalian
Family: Wife, Katherine Wilkens Van Hollen; three children
Education: Swarthmore College, B.A. 1983; Harvard U., M.P.P. 1985; Georgetown U., J.D. 1990
Elected: 2016
Committee Assignments: Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry (Commodities, Risk Management & Trade; Nutrition, Agricultural Research & Specialty Crops; Rural Development & Energy - Ranking Member); Appropriations (Commerce-Justice-Science; Financial Services; Interior-Environment; Legislative Branch; State-Foreign Operations); Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs (Financial Institutions & Consumer Protection; Housing, Transportation & Community Development; Securities, Insurance & Investment); Budget

Roll Call Vitals

House Seniority: th ranked Senate Democrat
State Clout: Maryland is 9th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

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