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Ben Sasse's Biography

Office:

Contact Information

304 North 168th Circle
Suite 213
Omaha, NE 68118

1128 Lincoln Mall, Suite 305
Lincoln, NE 68508

4111 Fourth Avenue, Suite 26
Kearney, NE 68845

115 Railway Street, Suite C102
Scottsbluff, NE 69361

107 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

Full Name:

Ben Sasse

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Melissa; 3 Children: Elizabeth, Alexandra, and Breck

Birth Date:

02/22/1972

Birth Place:

Plainview, NE

Home City:

Fremont, NE

Religion:

Christian

Attended, Oxford University, England

PhD, American Conservatism During the Cold War, Yale University

MA, Saint John's College, 1998

BA, Government, Harvard University, 1990-1994

Senator, United States Senate, Nebraska, 2014-present

Candidate, United States Senate, Nebraska, 2020

Former Member, Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, United States Senate

Former Member, Airland Subcommittee, United States Senate

Former Member, Armed Services Committee, United States Senate

Former Member, Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, United States Senate

Former Member, Crime and Terrorism Subcommittee, United States Senate

Former Member, Cybersecurity Subcommittee, United States Senate

Former Member, Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, United States Senate

Former Member, Joint Economic Committee, United States Senate

Former Member, Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, United States Senate

Former Member, Personnel Subcommittee, United States Senate

Former Member, Privacy, Technology and the Law Subcommittee, United States Senate

Former Member, Securities, Insurance, and Investment Subcommittee, United States Senate

Former Member, Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate

Former Member, Subcommittee on Conservation, Forestry, and Natural Resources, United States Senate

Former Member, Subcommittee on Economic Policy, United States Senate

Former Member, Subcommittee on Economic Policy, United States Senate

Former Member, Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management, United States Senate

Former Member, Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection, United States Senate

Former Chair, Subcommittee on Livestock, Marketing, and Agriculture Security, United States Senate

Former Chair, Subcommittee on National Security and International Trade and Finance, United States Senate

Former Member, Subcommittee on Nutrition, Agricultural Research, and Specialty Crops, United States Senate

Former Chair, Subcommittee on Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts, United States Senate

Former Member, Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management, United States Senate

Former Employee, McKinsey and Company

Former Farm Worker, Schlapfer Detassling

President, Midland University, 2010-2015

Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, United States Department of Health and Human Services, 2007-2009

Counselor to the Secretary, United States Department of Health and Human Human Services, 2006-2007

Professor, University of Texas at Austin, 2005-2006

Consultant, United States Department of Homeland Security, 2005

Chief of Staff, United States Department of Justice, Office of Legal Policy, 2004-2005

Chief of Staff, United States Representative Jeff Fortenberry, 2005

Associate Consultant, Boston Consulting Group, 1994-1995

Member, Saint Paul's Lutheran Church, present

Awards:

George Washington Egleston Award, Yale University; Field Prize Winner, Yale University

Spouse's Occupation:

Former High School Teacher/Guidance Counselor

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