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Chris Van Hollen
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United States Senator
from Maryland
Assumed office
January 3, 2017
Serving with Ben Cardin
Preceded by Barbara Mikulski
Chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
Assumed office
January 3, 2017
Leader Chuck Schumer
Preceded by Jon Tester
Chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
In office
January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2011
Leader Nancy Pelosi
Preceded by Rahm Emanuel
Succeeded by Steve Israel
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maryland's 8th district
In office
January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2017
Preceded by Connie Morella
Succeeded by Jamie Raskin
Personal details
Born
Christopher Van Hollen, Jr.

January 10, 1959 (1959-01-10) (age 61)
Karachi, Pakistan
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Katherine Van Hollen
Children 3
Education Swarthmore College (BA)
Harvard University (MPP)
Georgetown University (JD)
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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 MD's 8th congressional district. He is a member of the Democratic Party.



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