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Sen. Thomas R. Carper, D-Del.

Senator (3rd term)

Democrat



Biography

Political Highlights: Del. treasurer, 1977-83; U.S. House of Representatives, 1983-93; governor, 1993-2001
Born: January 23, 1947; Beckley, W.Va.
Residence: Wilmington
Religion: Presbyterian
Family: Wife, Martha Carper; two children
Education: Ohio State U., B.A. 1968; U. of Delaware, M.B.A. 1975
Elected: 2000
Committee Assignments: Environment & Public Works (Clean Air & Nuclear Safety - Ranking Member; Fisheries, Wildlife & Water; Superfund, Waste Management & Regulatory Oversight; Transportation & Infrastructure); Finance (Energy, Natural Resources & Infrastructure; Taxation & IRS Oversight); Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs
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Roll Call Vitals

House Seniority: 12th ranked Senate Democrat
Twitter: 24,994 followers
State Clout: Delaware is 27th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

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