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David Vitter
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United States Senator
from Louisiana
In office
January 3, 2005 – January 3, 2017
Preceded by John Breaux
Succeeded by John Neely Kennedy
Chairman of the Senate Small Business Committee
In office
January 3, 2015 – January 3, 2017
Preceded by Maria Cantwell
Succeeded by Jim Risch
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Louisiana's 1st district
In office
May 29, 1999 – January 3, 2005
Preceded by Bob Livingston
Succeeded by Bobby Jindal
Member of the Louisiana House of Representatives
from the 81st district
In office
Preceded by David Duke
Succeeded by Jennifer Sneed Heebe
Personal details
Born May 3, 1961 (1961-05-03) (age 60)
New Orleans, Louisiana
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Wendy Baldwin
Children Four children, including twin daughters
Alma mater Harvard University
Magdalen College, Oxford
Tulane University

David Vitter (born May 3, 1961) is an American politician, lawyer and lobbyist. He was the United States Senator from Louisiana from 2005 to 2017. He is a member of the U.S. Republican Party and has been in Senate since January 3, 2005. He was in the United States House of Representatives from 1999 to 2005.

Vitter was born on November 17, 1961 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He studied at Harvard University, at Magdalen College, Oxford, and at Tulane University. He is married to Wendy Baldwin. They have four children.

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