Patrick Joseph Leahy ( / ˈleɪhi /; born March 31, 1940) is an American politician and attorney who is the senior United States senator from Vermont and serves as the president pro tempore of the United States Senate. Leahy was first elected to the Senate in 1974, and previously served as president pro tempore from 2012 to 2015.
Nov 16, 2021 · Leahy-Led Changes To Federal Dairy Program Will Deliver Millions To Vermont Farmers. (WEDNESDAY, Dec. 8, 2021) — U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) Wednesday announced changes made by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to the dairy safety net program that will benefit Vermont’s small dairy farms.
Patrick Leahy, Actor: The Dark Knight. Born on March 31, 1940, in Montpelier, Vermont, Patrick Leahy was elected to the United States Senate in 1974 and remains the only Democrat elected to this office from Vermont. As of 2021 he is president pro tempore of the Senate, being its most senior member, and as such is third in the line of succession to the US presidency. He chairs the ...
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Date of Birth: March 31, 1940 Parents: Alba and Howard Francis Leahy Wife: Marcelle Pomerleau Leahy (married 1962) Children: Three (Kevin, Alicia, Mark) Grandchildren: Two grandsons and three granddaughters Residence: Middlesex, Vt. Favorite Super Hero:Batman
State's Attorney, Chittenden County, Vt., 1966-1974 U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1974 - present Leahy is ranked 1st in seniority in the Senate.
Appropriations(Chairman) Subcommittees: Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Defense Homeland Security Interior, Environment and Related Agencies State, Foreign Operations, and Related Agencies Judiciary Subcommittees: Administrative Oversight and the Courts The Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights Immigration, Refugees and Border Security Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry Subcommittees: Conservation, Forestry and Natural Resources Nutrition, Specialty Crops, Food and Agriculture Research Livestock, Dairy, Poultry, Marketing and Agriculture Security Rules & Administration
Nov 15, 2021 · Patrick Leahy, a Vermont Democrat and the longest serving US senator still in office, announced Monday he won't seek reelection for a ninth term next year, after serving in the chamber since 1975.
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