Mitch McConnell

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U.S. Senate (Kentucky Sr)


Family: Wife: Elaine Chao; 3 Children: Elly, Claire, Porter

Born: 02/20/1942 Sheffield, AL

Home: Louisville, Kentucky

Religion: Baptist

Education: JD, University of Kentucky Law School, 1967 BA, University of Louisville, 1964

Profession: Judge/Executive, Jefferson County, 1978-1985 Deputy Assistant, United States Attorney General, 1974-1975 Chief Legislative Assistant, United States Senator Marlow Cook, 1968-1970 Attorney Intern, United States Senator John Sherman Cooper

Political: Minority Leader, United States Senate, 2006-present Senator, United States Senate, 1985-present Majority Whip, United States Senate, 2002-2006

Congressional Membership: Chair, National Republican Senatorial Committee, 1998, 2000 Vice Chair, Ethics Study Commission Member, Tennessee Valley Authority Caucus

Organization Membership: Member, National Institute of Justice, 1982-1984 President, Kentucky Association of County Judge/Executives, 1982 Founder/Chairman, Kentucky Task Force on Exploited and Missing Children, 1982 Member, National Child Tragedies Coalition, 1981 President, Student Bar Association, University of Kentucky President, Student Body, University of Louisville


Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry


Rules and Administration

Select Committee on Intelligence

Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies

Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies

Subcommittee on Defense

Subcommittee on Domestic and Foreign Marketing, Inspection, and Plant and Animal Health

Subcommittee on Energy And Water Development

Subcommittee on Hunger, Nutrition, and Family Farms

Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies

Subcommittee on Rural Revitalization, Conservation, Forestry and Credit

Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs