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  Coats, Dan
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NameDan Coats
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Born May 16, 1943 (79 years)
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InfoDaniel Ray "Dan" Coats

born in Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., May 16, 1943; attended the public schools; graduated from Jackson High School 1961; B.A., Wheaton College, Wheaton, Ill., 1965; J.D., Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, 1971; admitted to the Indiana bar in 1972 and commenced practice in Fort Wayne; served in the United States Army, 1966-1968; district representative, United States Congressman J. Danforth Quayle, 1976-1980; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-seventh and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1981-January 3, 1989); elected to the One Hundred First Congress but did not serve; appointed to the United States Senate December 12, 1988, to fill the vacancy caused by the election of J. Danforth Quayle as Vice President; sworn in January 3, 1989; reelected by special election in 1990 to complete the remainder of the term ending January 3, 1993; reelected in 1992 to the term ending January 3, 1999; was not a candidate for reelection in 1998.

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Jun 21, 2011 09:00am Press Release [US Sen. Dan] Coats Asks NBC for Explanation of Why “Under God” Omitted from Pledge during U.S. Open Broadcast  Article Servo 

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RACES
  03/15/2017 US Director of National Intelligence Won 87.63% (+75.26%)
  01/03/2015 Joint Economic Committee Chair Won 60.00% (+20.00%)
  01/03/2015 Finance Committee - Seat 11 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/2013 Joint Economic Committee Vice Chair Lost 40.00% (-20.00%)
  11/02/2010 IN US Senate Won 54.58% (+14.58%)
  05/04/2010 IN US Senate - R Primary Won 39.47% (+10.22%)
  08/03/2001 US Ambassador to Germany Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1992 IN US Senate Won 57.34% (+16.63%)
  11/06/1990 IN US Senate - Special Election Won 53.58% (+7.27%)
  12/12/1988 IN US Senate Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/1988 IN District 4 Won 62.15% (+24.29%)
  11/04/1986 IN District 4 Won 69.56% (+39.53%)
  11/06/1984 IN District 4 Won 60.85% (+22.34%)
  11/02/1982 IN District 4 Won 64.32% (+29.24%)
  11/04/1980 IN District 4 Won 60.53% (+21.43%)
  05/06/1980 IN District 4 - R Primary Won 58.08% (+34.03%)
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  07/23/2019 US Secretary of Defense Lost 0.00% (-91.84%)
ENDORSEMENTS
IN US Senate - R Primary - May 03, 2022 R Todd Young
IN Governor - R Replacement Nominee - Jul 26, 2016 R Eric Holcomb
IN US President - R Primary - May 03, 2016 R Marco Rubio
US Attorney General - Apr 23, 2015 NPA Reject
C.I.A. Director - Mar 07, 2013 N John O. Brennan
US Secretary of the Treasury - Feb 27, 2013 D Jacob J. "Jack" Lew
US Senate Republican Conference Vice Chairman - Dec 13, 2011 R Ron Johnson
Solicitor General of the United States - Jun 06, 2011 D Donald B. Verrilli, Jr.
US President - R Primaries - Jun 03, 2008 R John S. McCain
Second Circuit Court Judge - Oct 02, 1998 I Sonia Sotomayor
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Jul 29, 1994 NPA Reject
U.S. Surgeon General - Sep 07, 1993 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 03, 1993 D Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 15, 1991 R Clarence Thomas
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 02, 1990 R David Souter