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  Sasser, James R.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
  1985-01-01  
 
NameJames R. Sasser
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Born September 30, 1936 (83 years)
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Oct 04, 2018 11:07pm
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Infoborn in Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn., September 30, 1936; attended the public schools of Nashville; attended the University of Tennessee 1954-1955; graduated, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 1958; graduated, Vanderbilt Law School 1961; admitted to the Tennessee bar in 1961 and commenced practice in Nashville; served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve 1957-1963; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1976; reelected in 1982 and again in 1988 and served from January 3, 1977 to January 3, 1995; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1994; chairman, Committee on the Budget (One Hundred First and One Hundred Second Congresses); fellow, Institute of Politics, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 1995; appointed ambassador to the People�s Republic of China by President William Jefferson Clinton, September 22, 1995, confirmed December 14, 1995.


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RACES
  12/14/1995 US Ambassador to China Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/1994 TN US Senate Lost 42.09% (-14.26%)
  08/04/1994 TN US Senate- D Primary Won 99.98% (+99.95%)
  11/08/1988 TN US Senate Won 65.09% (+30.57%)
  11/02/1982 TN US Senate Won 61.93% (+23.85%)
  08/05/1982 TN US Senate - D Primary Won 88.95% (+77.90%)
  11/02/1976 TN US Senate Won 52.46% (+5.44%)
  08/05/1976 TN US Senate - D Primary Won 44.22% (+13.22%)
ENDORSEMENTS
TN US President - D Primary - Mar 03, 2020 D Joe Biden
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Jul 29, 1994 D Stephen G. Breyer
U.S. Surgeon General - Sep 07, 1993 D M. Joycelyn Elders
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 03, 1993 D Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 15, 1991 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 02, 1990 R David Souter
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Feb 03, 1988 R Anthony M. Kennedy
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 23, 1987 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Sep 17, 1986 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R Antonin Scalia
US President - D Primaries - Jul 01, 1984 D John Glenn
Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board - Jul 28, 1983 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 21, 1981 R Sandra Day O'Connor