Chuck Grassley
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Chuck Grassley

Republican

United States Senator

Iowa

Addresses

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Washington, D.C.
135 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC. 20510
Waterloo District Office
210 Waterloo Building 531 Commercial Street
Waterloo, IA. 50701
Cedar Rapids District Office
111 7th Avenue Southeast, Box 13 Suite 6800
Cedar Rapids, IA. 52401
Des Moines District Office
721 Federal Building 210 Walnut Street
Des Moines, IA. 50309
Davenport District Office
201 West 2nd Street Suite 720
Davenport, IA. 52801
Sioux City District Office
120 Federal Building 320 6th Street
Sioux City, IA. 51101
Council Bluffs District Office
307 Federal Building 8 South 6th Street
Council Bluffs, IA. 51501
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Chuck Grassley

United States Senator
Summary
Issues
Experience
Funding
88
Years of Age
60
Years of Experience
IAResidence (state)

Charles Ernest Grassley (born September 17, 1933) is an American politician serving as the president pro tempore emeritus of the United States Senate, and the senior United States senator from Iowa, having held the seat since 1981. He is in his seventh Senate term, having first been elected in 1980. A member of the Republican Party, Grassley served eight terms in the Iowa House of Representatives (1959–1975) and three terms in the United States House of Representatives (1975–1981). He has served three stints as Senate Finance Committee chairman during periods of Republican Senate majority. When Orrin Hatch's Senate term ended on January 3, 2019 following his retirement, Grassley became the most senior Republican in the Senate, and he served as the president pro tempore of the United States Senate from 2019 to 2021.During his four decades in the Senate, Grassley has chaired the Senate Finance Committee, the Senate Narcotics Committee, the Senate Judiciary Committee, and the Senate Aging Committee.

Issues

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Experience

Education

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University of Northern Iowa
postgraduate degree
1955
University of Iowa
1957 - 1958
primary school

Past Positions

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President Pro Tempore
United States Senate
2019 - 2021
Senator
United States Senate
1981 - Current
Representative
United States House of Representatives
1975 - 1980
Representative
Iowa State House of Representatives
1959 - 1974
Assembly Line Worker
1961 - 1971
Sheet Metal Shearer
1959 - 1961
Farmer
University Instructor

Other Experience

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Member
International Association of Machinists
1962 - 1971
Member
Butler County Historical Society
Member
Baptist Church
Member
Farm Bureau
Member
Iowa State Historical Society
Member
Eagles
Member
Kappa Delta Pi
Member
Masons
Member
Lions Club
Member
International Parliamentary Group for Human Rights
Member
Pi Gamma Mu
Chair
Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control
Current
Co-Chair
Senate Cystic Fibrosis Caucus
Current
Co-Chair
The Whistleblower Protection Caucus, United States Senate
Current
Co-Chair
Senate Caucus on Foster Youth
Current
Member
Congressional French Caucus
Current
Member
Senate Career and Technical Education Caucus
Current
Member
RV Caucus
Current
Member
Financial Security and Life Insurance Caucus
Current
Member
Assisting Caregivers Today Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Fire Services Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus
Current
Member
Senate General Aviation Caucus
Current
Member
Diabetes Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Coalition on Adoption
Current
Member
Senate Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus
Current
Member
Mississippi River Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Trademark Caucus
Current
Member
Senate National Guard Caucus
Current
Member
Senate Taiwan Caucus
Current
Member
Senate Indian Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Rural Health Caucus
Current
Former Chair
Joint Committee on Taxation, United States Senate
Former Chair
Committee on Finance, United States Senate
Former Co-Chair
Senate Anti-Meth Caucus
Former Co-Chair
Congressional Pork Industry Caucus
Former Co-Chair
Congressional Competitiveness Caucus
Former Member
International Trade, Customs, and Global Competitiveness Subcommittee, United States Senate
Former Member
Lewis and Clark Congressional Caucus
Former Member
Subcommittee on Livestock, Marketing, and Agriculture Security, United States Senate
Former Member
Central Community College Caucus
Former Member
Subcommittee on Social Security, Pensions, and Family Policy, United States Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure, United States Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Conservation, Forestry, and Natural Resources, United States Senate
Former Member
Crime and Terrorism Subcommittee, United States Senate
Former Member
4-H Caucus
Former Member
Senate Cancer Coalition
Former Member
Czech Caucus
Former Member
Congressional Waterways Caucus
Former Member
Congressional Soybean Caucus
Former Member
Terrorist Financing Task Force
Member
National Commission on Restructuring the Internal Revenue Service

Campaign Funding

2018
2016
2014
2012
20
18
$9,883,101
Total Raised
$10,537,435
Total Spent
$904,976
Cash on Hand

Top Industries

Direct campaign contributions grouped by the industry industry of each donor/PAC.

Largest Contributors

Funding generally from an organization's PAC or its members/employees. Organizations did not donate directly.
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics