Jeff Merkley

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Birthday
24, 1956
Birthplace
Oregon
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
24, 1956 (age 63)
Birthplace
Oregon

About

Politician and member of the Democratic party who became a U.S. Senator from Oregon in 2009 after serving five terms in the Oregon Legislative Assembly.

Before Fame

In 1982, he earned a Master of Public Policy degree from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University. He then began working at the Office of the Secretary of Defense on the security of American military technology.

Trivia

He championed legislation in the Senate that provided new mothers with a private space and flexible break times to pump breast milk once they returned to work.

Family Life

He had two children with his wife Mary.

Associated With

He and Rand Paul co-sponsored an amendment that required the President to deliver a timeline for an accelerated transition of all military and security operations to the Government of Afghanistan to Congress.