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Jack ReedDEMDemocrat United States Senator
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John Francis Reed (born November 12, 1949) is an American lawyer and politician serving as the senior United States senator from Rhode Island, a seat he was first elected to in 1996. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the U.S. representative for Rhode Island's 2nd congressional district from 1991 to 1997. Reed graduated from the United States Military Academy and Harvard University, serving in the U.S. Army as an active officer from 1971 to 1979. He is the dean of Rhode Island's congressional delegation.

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Education6 - 6 of 4
Harvard Law School
Juris Doctor
1982
John F. Kennedy School of Government
Master of Public Policy
1973
La Salle Academy, Providence
1967
United States Military Academy
Bachelor of Science
1971
Past Positions1 - 11 of 11
Senator
United States Senate
1996 - Current
Representative
United States House of Representatives
1990 - 1996
Senator
Rhode Island State Senate
1984 - 1990
Former Democratic Deputy Whip
Major
United States Army Reserve
1979 - 1991
Attorney
Edwards and Angell
1983
Law Associate
Sutherland, Asbill, and Brennan
1982 - 1983
Associate Professor
United States Military Academy, West Point
1978 - 1979
Captain
United States Army
1967 - 1979
Co-Creator
Office of Financial Research
Co-Creator
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Other Experience1 - 22 of 22
Member
Washington, District of Columbia Bar Association
1983
Democratic Chair
Friends of Portugal
Co-Chair
Northeast-Midwest Senate Coalition
Former Member
Select Committee on Intelligence, United States Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection, United States Senate
Former Ranking Member
Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, United States Senate
Member
Senate Smart Growth Task Force
Member
Senate Science and Technology Caucus
Member
Senate Cultural Caucus
Member
Senate Cancer Coalition
Member
Prevention Coalition
Member
National Guard Caucus
Member
Mental Health Caucus
Member
Indian Caucus
Member
Hunger Caucus
Member
Hispanic Task Force
Member
Heart and Stroke Coalition
Member
Impact Aid Caucus
Member
Army Caucus
Member
Multiple Sclerosis Caucus
Member
After School Caucus
Member
Senate Taskforce on Manufacturing