Joe Donnelly

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Joe Donnelly
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United States Ambassador to the Holy See
Assumed office
April 11, 2022
PresidentJoe Biden
Preceded byCallista Gingrich
United States Senator
from Indiana
In office
January 3, 2013 – January 3, 2019
Preceded byRichard Lugar
Succeeded byMike Braun
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Indiana's 2nd district
In office
January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2013
Preceded byChris Chocola
Succeeded byJackie Walorski
Personal details
Born
Joseph Simon Donnelly

(1955-09-29) September 29, 1955 (age 67)
Massapequa, New York, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)
Jill Donnelly (m. 1979)
Children2
EducationUniversity of Notre Dame (BA, JD)

Joseph Simon "Joe" Donnelly, Sr. (born September 29, 1955) is an American politician. Donnelly is the United States Ambassador to the Holy See since 2022. He was the United States Senator from Indiana. He is a member of the Democratic Party, Donnelly was in the Senate from January 3, 2013 to January 3, 2019.

In November 2018, Donnelly was defeated by Republican businessman Mike Braun.[1]

In October 2021, President Joe Biden announced he would nominate Donnelly to be the U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican (Holy See).[2] The United States Senate approved his nomination by a voice vote on January 20, 2022.

References[change | change source]

  1. Slodysko, Brian (2018-11-07). "GOP businessman defeats Democratic Indiana Sen. Joe Donnelly". Associated Press. Retrieved 2018-11-07.
  2. "President Biden to nominate Joe Donnelly as ambassador to the Vatican". 8 October 2021. Retrieved 8 October 2021.

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