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Sen. David Vitter, R-La.

Senator (2nd term)



Leadership: Deputy Whip
Political Highlights: La. House, 1992-99; U.S. House of Representatives, 1999-2005; U.S. Senate, 2005-17
Born: May 3, 1961; New Orleans, La.
Residence: Metairie
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Wendy Baldwin Vitter; four children
Education: Harvard U., A.B. 1983; Oxford U., B.A. 1985; Tulane U., J.D. 1988
Elected: 2004
Committee Assignments: Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs (Financial Institutions & Consumer Protection; Housing, Transportation & Community Development; Securities, Insurance & Investment); Environment & Public Works (Clean Air & Nuclear Safety; Superfund, Waste Management & Regulatory Oversight; Transportation & Infrastructure - Chairman); Judiciary (Constitution; Crime & Terrorism; Immigration and the National Interest; Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts); Small Business & Entrepreneurship
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Republican
House Seniority: 20th ranked Senate Republican
Twitter: 33,285 followers
State Clout: Louisiana is 4th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state

Election History

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