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Bob Casey Jr.

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Bob Casey
United States Senator
from Pennsylvania
Assumed office
January 3, 2007
Serving with John Fetterman
Preceded byRick Santorum
34th Pennsylvania Treasurer
In office
January 18, 2005 – January 3, 2007[1]
GovernorEd Rendell
Preceded byBarbara Hafer
Succeeded byRobin Wiessmann
49th Pennsylvania Auditor General
In office
January 21, 1997 – January 18, 2005[2]
GovernorTom Ridge
Mark S. Schweiker
Ed Rendell
Preceded byBarbara Hafer
Succeeded byJack Wagner
Personal details
Robert Patrick Casey, Jr.

(1960-04-13) April 13, 1960 (age 64)
Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Terese Foppiano (1985–present)
Alma materCollege of the Holy Cross
Catholic University of America
WebsiteSenate website
Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) is sworn in by Vice President Dick Cheney, 2007

Robert Patrick "Bob" Casey, Jr. (born April 13, 1960) is an American attorney and politician. He was a member of the Democratic Party. He serves as the senior United States Senator from Pennsylvania, in office since 2007. He previously served as Pennsylvania Auditor General from 1997 to 2005 and as Pennsylvania Treasurer from 2005 to 2007.

Casey was diagnosed with prostate cancer in January 2023.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Special Sessions Usually Aren't". The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. January 2, 2005. Retrieved November 20, 2011.
  2. Cattabiani, Mario (January 24, 1997). "It's Robert, Not Bobby, If You Please". The Morning Call. Archived from the original on March 25, 2013. Retrieved November 20, 2011.
  3. "Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey Jr. announces cancer diagnosis". CNN. Retrieved January 5, 2023.

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