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|United States Senator
from North Carolina
January 3, 2005
Serving with Thom Tillis
|Preceded by||John Edwards|
|Chairman of the United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence|
January 3, 2015
|Preceded by||Dianne Feinstein|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from North Carolina's 5th district
January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2005
|Preceded by||Stephen Neal|
|Succeeded by||Virginia Foxx|
November 30, 1955|
|Alma mater||Wake Forest University|
Richard Burr (born November 30, 1955) is the senior United States Senator from North Carolina. 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 1995 to 2005. Burr is the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee. He succeeded Dianne Feinstein as chairman in January 2015.
In July 2016, Burr said that he would not run for re-election in 2022.
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