· U.S. Senate Deputy Whip
U.S. Senate Committee Assignments:
· Foreign Relations
· Special Committee on Aging
· In 1998, Feingold defeated Congressman Mark Neumann to win a second term.
· He first ran for the U.S. Senate in 1992, he won a tough three-way primary with 70 percent of the vote, and went on to defeat two-term incumbent Robert Kasten.
· Feingold was re-elected in 1986, and in 1990 faced no opponent for reelection to a four-year term.
· First tried for an elective position at age 29, Feingold defeated a longtime incumbent to take the seat in the Wisconsin State Senate for the 27th District.
· Practiced law in Madison
· U. of Wisconsin, B.A. 1975 (history & political science)
· Oxford U., B.A. 1977 (Rhodes scholar)
· Harvard U., J.D. 1979
· In 1917, his family settled in Janesville, Wisconsin, where Feingold was born to parents Leon and Sylvia on March 2, 1953. Feingold has two daughters,' Jessica and Ellen, and his wife, Mary Feingold, has two sons, Sam and Ted Speerschneider. The Feingolds live in Middleton, Wisconsin.
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