Bob Packwood

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Robert William Packwood

Robert William "Bob" Packwood (born September 11, 1932[1]) is an American politician. He was a United States Senator from the state of Oregon from 1969 to 1995.[1] Although a member of the conservative Republican Party, Packwood was a moderate. He voted differently from other members of his party many times.

In 1995, Packwood resigned from the Senate after a sex scandal.[2] He stayed involved in politics as a lobbyist and a political consultant. He lives in a suburb of Portland, with his second wife Elaine.[3] She used to be his chief of staff.[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "PACKWOOD, Robert William, (1932 - )". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 2 January 2015.
  2. New York Times News Service (1998-04-09). "Packwood May Return To Politics". Chicago Tribune. Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2 January 2015.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Jeff Mapes (January 10, 2014). "Bob Packwood, still lobbying at 81, says Sen. Ron Wyden faces tough odds as Finance chairman". Oregon Live. Retrieved 2 January 2015.