Chris Van Hollen

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Chris Van Hollen
Chris Van Hollen official portrait 115th Congress.jpg
United States Senator
from Maryland
Assumed office
January 3, 2017
Serving with Ben Cardin
Preceded byBarbara Mikulski
Chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
Assumed office
January 3, 2017
LeaderChuck Schumer
Preceded byJon Tester
Chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
In office
January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2011
LeaderNancy Pelosi
Preceded byRahm Emanuel
Succeeded bySteve Israel
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maryland's 8th district
In office
January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2017
Preceded byConnie Morella
Succeeded byJamie Raskin
Personal details
BornChristopher Van Hollen, Jr.
(1959-01-10) January 10, 1959 (age 59)
Karachi, Pakistan
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Katherine Van Hollen
Children3
EducationSwarthmore College (BA)
Harvard University (MPP)
Georgetown University (JD)
Signature
WebsiteSenate website

Christopher "Chris" Van Hollen, Jr. (born January 10, 1959) is an American politician. He is the junior United States Senator from Maryland, serving since January 3, 2017. From 2003-17, he served as the U.S. Representative for Maryland's 8th congressional district. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

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