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  Reed, Jack
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AffiliationDemocratic  
<-  2009-01-01  
 
NameJack Reed
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Jamestown, Rhode Island , United States
Emailinfo@reed.senate.gov
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Born November 12, 1949
Died Still Living (64 years)
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Tags Caucasian - Liberal - Anti Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Anti-Bush Tax Cuts (Pro-Tax Cut Rollback) - Anti-Social Security Privatization - Government Reform - Health Care Reform - Jobs/Industrial Growth - Pro-Affirmative Action - Pro-Choice - Pro-Labor - Married - Special Forces - U.S. Army - Catholic - Straight -
InfoJohn Francis Reed

Jack Reed is the 47th United States Senator from Rhode Island. Elected to the Senate in 1996, Reed, who succeeded Senator Claiborne Pell (D-RI), previously served three terms as a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Rhode Island's 2nd Congressional District.

Reed was born in 1949 in Providence, Rhode Island and since 1950 has resided in Cranston, Rhode Island. After graduating from LaSalle Academy in Providence, he attended the United States Military Academy at West Point where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1971. Following his graduation from West Point and receiving an active duty commission in the United States Army, Reed attended the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University where he received a Masters of Public Policy. Reed, an Army Ranger and a paratrooper, served in the 82nd Airborne Division as an Infantry Platoon leader, a Company Commander and a Battalion Staff Officer. He returned to West Point in 1978 as an Associate Professor in the Department of Social Sciences.

Reed resigned from the Army as a Captain in 1979 and enrolled in Harvard Law School. In 1982, he graduated from Harvard and served a year as an associate with the Washington, D.C. law firm of Sutherland, Asbill, and Brennan. In 1983, he returned to Rhode Island and joined Edwards and Angell, a Providence law firm. Reed was elected to the Rhode Island State Senate in 1984 and served for three terms. In 1990, Reed was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.


JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
01/28/2013-01/30/2013 Public Policy Polling (D) 62.00% ( 2.0) 30.00% ( 3.0) 8.00% ( 4.0)
09/26/2012-09/29/2012 Fleming & Associates 53.00% ( 3.0) 37.00% ( 2.8) 10.00% ( 5.8)
02/16/2011-02/22/2011 Public Policy Polling (D) 60.00% ( 0.0) 27.00% ( 0.0) 12.00% ( 0.0)
09/22/2010-09/26/2010 Fleming & Associates 56.00% ( 0.0) 39.80% ( 0.0) 4.20% ( 0.0)
11/08/2006-11/11/2006 Survey USA 66.00% ( 2.0) 27.00% ( 2.0) 8.00% ( 1.0)
06/09/2006-06/11/2006 Survey USA 64.00% ( 2.0) 29.00% ( 4.0) 7.00% ( 1.0)
12/09/2005-12/11/2005 Survey USA 66.00% ( 3.0) 25.00% ( 2.0) 8.00% ( 0.0)
09/10/2005-09/11/2005 Brown University 68.00% ( 3.0) 19.00% ( 1.0) 13.00% ( 4.0)
06/25/2005-06/27/2005 Brown University 71.00% ( 8.0) 20.00% ( 1.0) 9.00% ( 9.0)
06/10/2005-06/12/2005 Survey USA 69.00% ( 0.0) 23.00% ( 0.0) 8.00% ( 0.0)

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Apr 17, 2005 11:00am News U.S. Sen. Jack Reed Weds Julia Hart  Article John 

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  09/09/2014 RI US Senate - D Primary ???
  11/06/2012 Appropriations Committee Seat 9 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/2012 Banking Committee Seat 1 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/2012 Armed Services Committee Seat 1 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/2008 RI US Senate Won 73.05% (+46.40%)
  09/09/2008 RI US Senate - D Primary Won 86.85% (+73.69%)
  01/03/2007 Seat 04 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/2007 Seat 02 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/2002 RI US Senate Won 78.42% (+56.84%)
  09/10/2002 RI US Senate- D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/1996 RI US Senate Won 63.34% (+28.37%)
  09/10/1996 RI US Senate- D Primary Won 86.13% (+72.26%)
  11/08/1994 RI District 2 Won 67.99% (+35.97%)
  11/03/1992 RI District 2 Won 70.67% (+46.21%)
  09/15/1992 RI District 2 - D Primary Won 76.42% (+52.83%)
  11/06/1990 RI District 2 Won 59.21% (+18.43%)
  09/11/1990 RI District 2 - D Primary Won 49.01% (+21.60%)
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US Secretary of the Interior - Apr 10, 2013 D Sally Jewell
C.I.A. Director - Mar 07, 2013 N John Brennan
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 05, 2010 D Elena Kagan
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 06, 2009 I Sonia Sotomayor
US Attorney General - Feb 02, 2009 D Eric Holder
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Jan 31, 2006 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Sep 29, 2005 NPA Reject
Second Circuit Court Judge - Oct 02, 1998 I Sonia Sotomayor
U.S. Surgeon General - Feb 10, 1998 D David M. Satcher