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Senator
Sen. Ben Sasse [R, NE]
for
Nebraska

About

Ben Sasse graduated from Fremont High School in 1990 and then attended Harvard University, where he was recruited for wrestling. He earned his Ph.D. in history from Yale University, where his dissertation on domestic politics during the Cold War won the Theron Rockwell Field (best dissertation) and the George Washington Egleston (history) Prizes. Sasse's career began in consulting with the Boston Consulting Group, a global management consulting firm. From 2003 to 2005, he was chief of staff for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Policy; from 2007 to 2009, he was U.S. assistant secretary of Health and Human Services under President George W. Bush.

 

Ben Sasse was announced as the 15th president of Midland University in October 2009. At the age of 37, he became one of the youngest chief executives in American higher education when he took over leadership of the 128-year-old institution in the spring of 2010. Ben Sasse was officially installed as President on December 10, 2010.  He won election to the US Senate in 2014.

Bio-Information

D.O.B 02/22/1972
Rank junior
Location Nebraska
Office 136 Russell Senate Office Building
Party Republican
Phone 202-224-4224

Fundraising Over Time

Cumulative Raised

Select Interest Group Rating

86%
U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
90%
Gun Owners of America
0%
AFL-CIO
5%
American Civil Liberties Union
84%
National Taxpayers Union
0%
NARAL Pro-Choice America
96%
American Conservative Union
0%
Americans for Democratic Action