Robert Patrick Casey Jr. (born April 13, 1960) is an American lawyer and politician serving as the senior United States senator from Pennsylvania, a seat he has held since 2007. He previously served as Pennsylvania Auditor General from 1997 to 2005 and as Pennsylvania Treasurer from 2005 to 2007.
The official U.S. Senate website of Robert P. Casey of Pennsylvania. Senator Bob Casey Home Page Featured Article: Casey, Portman Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Invest in Children’s Mental Health
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American response in Syria
1. See also: United States involvement in Syria Casey supported President Barack Obama's proposed military strikes against Syria. He stated, "Every day that Assad remains in power helps Iran and Hezbollah who plot against the United States and its allies. I believe that it is in the US national security interest to respond to this most recent chemical attack. I appreciate the Administration's efforts to consult with Congress about the situation."
Ideology and leadership
1. 1.1. See also: GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Casey was a rank-and-file Democrat as of August 2014.This was the same rating Casey received in July 2013.
The website OpenCongresstracks the voting records of each member to determine with whom he or she votes most and least often. The results include a member from each party.
Lifetime voting record
1. 1.1. See also: Lifetime voting records of United States Senators and Representatives According to the website GovTrack,Casey missed 29 of 2,774 roll call votes from January 2007 to September 2015. This amounts to 1 percent, which is better than the median of 1.6 percent among current senators as of September 2015.
He received his law degree from Catholic University in 1988, and entered the practice of law in Scranton. Senator Casey and his wife, Terese, live in Scranton and have four adult daughters. Bob Casey is a champion for Pennsylvanians in the U.S. Senate, fighting for the needs of children, families, and workers across the Commonwealth.
Aug 04, 2022 · Sen. Robert “Bob” Casey Jr. Casey is the senior senator from Pennsylvania and is a Democrat. He has served since Jan 4, 2007. Casey is next up for reelection in 2024 and serves until Jan 3, 2025. Analysis Legislative Metrics Read our 2020 Report Card for Casey. Ideology–Leadership Chart
Since he was elected to the United States Senate in 2006, Bob Casey has worked to create family-sustaining jobs and foster financial security for Pennsylvania families; protect our children and invest in their futures; ensure safety at home and respect for America abroad; promote honesty and accountability in government; preserve the dignity of ...
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