Ben Sasse

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Birthday
22, 1972
Birthplace
Nebraska
Birth Sign
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Birthday
22, 1972 (age 46)
Birthplace
Nebraska

About

In 2015, this Republican Party politician began serving his home state of Nebraska in the United States Senate. Previously, he had served as Chief of Staff for the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Legal Policy and as an advisor to the United States Department of Homeland Security.

Before Fame

After earning a bachelor's degree from Harvard University and master's degrees from St. John's College and Yale University, he obtained his doctorate in History from Yale.

Trivia

During the first two decades of the 21st century, he taught at the University of Texas-Austin and served as president of Nebraska's Midland University.

Family Life

The child of Gary and Linda Sasse, he spent his youth in Plainview and Fremont, Nebraska.

Associated With

During the presidential administration of George W. Bush, Sasse served as the U.S. Department of Health & Human Service's Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.