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Ben Campbell
Chair of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee
In office
January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2005
Preceded by Daniel Inouye
Succeeded by John McCain
In office
January 3, 2001 – June 6, 2001
Preceded by John McCain
Succeeded by Daniel Inouye
United States Senator
from Colorado
In office
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2005
Preceded by Tim Wirth
Succeeded by Ken Salazar
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Colorado's 3rd district
In office
January 3, 1987 – January 3, 1993
Preceded by Michael Strang
Succeeded by Scott McInnis
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Benny Campbell

April 13, 1933 (1933-04-13) (age 88)
Auburn, California, U.S.
Political party Democratic (before 1995)
Republican (1995–present)
Spouse(s) Linda Price
Children 2
Education San Jose State University (BA)
Meiji University
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Branch/service  United States Air Force
Years of service 1951–1953
Rank E3 USAF AM1.svg Airman Second Class E-4
Battles/wars Korean War
Awards Korean Service Medal ribbon.svg Korean Service Medal
Air Medal ribbon.svg Air Medal

Ben Nighthorse Campbell (born April 13, 1933) is a Cheyenne-American politician. He was a U.S. Representative from 1987 to 1993, and a U.S. Senator from Colorado from 1993 to 2005. He was a member of the Democratic Party, until Campbell switched to the Republican Party on March 3, 1995.

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