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The Honorable
Robert Reich
22nd United States Secretary of Labor
In office
January 20, 1993 – January 20, 1997
President Bill Clinton
Preceded by Lynn Morley Martin
Succeeded by Alexis Herman
Personal details
Born Robert Bernard Reich
June 24, 1946 (1946-06-24) (age 72)
Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Children Sam
Adam
Alma mater Dartmouth College
University College, Oxford
Yale Law School
Website Official website

Robert Bernard Reich (/ˈrʃ/; born June 24, 1946) is an American political economist, professor, author, and political commentator. He served in the administrations of Presidents Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter and was the United States Secretary of Labor under President Bill Clinton from 1993 to 1997.

Reich is diagnosed with multiple epiphyseal dysplasia, also known as Fairbanks disease, and stands at 4 feet 10.5 inches (1.486 m).

In January 2016, Reich announced his endorsement for Senator Bernie Sanders for President of the United States.

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