Ron Wyden

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Ron Wyden
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United States Senator
from Oregon
Assumed office
February 5, 1996
Serving with Jeff Merkley
Preceded byBob Packwood
Ranking Member of the Senate Finance Committee
Assumed office
January 3, 2015
Preceded byOrrin Hatch
Chair of the Senate Finance Committee
In office
February 12, 2014 – January 3, 2015
Preceded byMax Baucus
Succeeded byOrrin Hatch
Chair of the Senate Energy Committee
In office
January 3, 2013 – February 12, 2014
Preceded byJeff Bingaman
Succeeded byMary Landrieu
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Oregon's 3rd district
In office
January 3, 1981 – February 5, 1996
Preceded byRobert Duncan
Succeeded byEarl Blumenauer
Personal details
Born
Ronald Lee Wyden

(1949-05-03) May 3, 1949 (age 69)
Wichita, Kansas, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Laurie Oseran (divorced)
Nancy Bass (2005–present)
Children5
EducationUniversity of California, Santa Barbara
Stanford University (BA)
University of Oregon (JD)
WebsiteSenate website

Ronald Lee "Ron" Wyden /ˈwdən/ (born May 3, 1949) is the senior United States Senator for Oregon, serving since 1996. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He previously served in the United States House of Representatives from 1981 to 1996.

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