Chuck Grassley

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Charles Ernest Grassley (born September 17, 1933) is an American politician serving as the president pro tempore of the United States Senate, and the senior United States senator from Iowa.wikipedia
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Charles Ernest Grassley (born September 17, 1933) is an American politician serving as the president pro tempore of the United States Senate, and the senior United States senator from Iowa.

116th United States Congress

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He was appointed president pro tempore of the Senate for the 116th United States Congress, making him third in the presidential line of succession after the vice president and speaker of the House.

President pro tempore of the United States Senate

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Charles Ernest Grassley (born September 17, 1933) is an American politician serving as the president pro tempore of the United States Senate, and the senior United States senator from Iowa.
The current president pro tempore of the Senate is Iowa Republican Charles Grassley.

United States presidential line of succession

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He was appointed president pro tempore of the Senate for the 116th United States Congress, making him third in the presidential line of succession after the vice president and speaker of the House.

United States Senate Finance Subcommittee on Health Care

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Chuck Grassley and Thomas Carper were HAA co-sponsors during the 110th Congress.

United States Senate Committee on Finance

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He has served three stints as Senate Finance Committee chairman during periods of Republican Senate majority.

United States Senate Finance Subcommittee on Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure

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1980 United States Senate election in Iowa

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He is currently in his seventh term in the Senate, having first been elected in 1980.
Incumbent Democratic United States Senator John Culver sought re-election to a second term in the Senate, but he was unsuccessful in his bid to do so, falling to Chuck Grassley, the United States Congressman from Iowa's 3rd congressional district, the Republican nominee.

114th United States Congress

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Grassley was ranked the 5th most bipartisan Senator of the 114th United States Congress and the 7th most bipartisan Senator in the first session of the 115th Congress by the Bipartisan Index, a metric created by the Lugar Center for the Lugar Center and Georgetown's McCourt School of Public Policy to rank members of the United States Congress by their degree of bipartisanship.

United States Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Border Security and Immigration

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115th United States Congress

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Grassley was ranked the 5th most bipartisan Senator of the 114th United States Congress and the 7th most bipartisan Senator in the first session of the 115th Congress by the Bipartisan Index, a metric created by the Lugar Center for the Lugar Center and Georgetown's McCourt School of Public Policy to rank members of the United States Congress by their degree of bipartisanship.

Iowa

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Charles Ernest Grassley (born September 17, 1933) is an American politician serving as the president pro tempore of the United States Senate, and the senior United States senator from Iowa.

Iowa House of Representatives

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A member of the Republican Party, Grassley previously served eight terms in the Iowa House of Representatives (1959–1975) and three terms in the United States House of Representatives (1975–1981).

New Hartford, Iowa

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Grassley was born in New Hartford, Iowa, the son of Ruth (née Corwin) and Louis Arthur Grassley, and raised on a farm.
New Hartford is the hometown and birthplace of U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa.

Orrin Hatch

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When Orrin Hatch's Senate term ended on January 3, 2019, Grassley became the most senior Republican in the Senate.
Judd Gregg's 2011 retirement created a domino effect among high-profile Senate Republicans: Jeff Sessions took his spot as Ranking Republican on the Senate Budget Committee; Chuck Grassley in turn took his spot on the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Hatch took the top Republican spot on the Senate Finance Committee.

United States Senate Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodities, Risk Management and Trade

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William Proxmire

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As of December 2013, Grassley had cast 6,806 consecutive roll call votes, placing him second behind the all-time consecutive vote record holder, Senator William Proxmire (D-Wis).
In January 2016, Chuck Grassley broke Proxmire's record for longest amount of time between missed votes, but during his time without missing a roll call, Grassley had cast about 3,000 fewer votes than Proxmire.

United States Senate

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Charles Ernest Grassley (born September 17, 1933) is an American politician serving as the president pro tempore of the United States Senate, and the senior United States senator from Iowa.

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

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In December 2009, he voted against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (commonly called ObamaCare or the Affordable Care Act).
Advocates included prominent Republican Senators such as John Chafee, Orrin Hatch, Chuck Grassley, Bob Bennett and Kit Bond.

Joni Ernst

In April 2019, Grassley was one of seven senators to sign a letter led by Debbie Stabenow and Joni Ernst to United States secretary of agriculture Sonny Perdue urging the Agriculture Department to implement conservation measures in the 2018 Farm Bill "through a department-wide National Water Quality Initiative, which would build off the existing initiative housed at the Natural Resource Conservation Service."
In 2016, along with U.S. Senators Deb Fischer, Charles Grassley, and Ben Sasse, Ernst introduced "Sarah's Law" in honor of Sarah Root, a 21-year-old female student in Omaha who was killed in a street racing crash in January 2016.

America's Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009

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In response to an audience question at an August 12, 2009, meeting in Iowa, about the end-of-life counseling provisions in the House health care bill, Grassley said people were right to fear that the government would "pull the plug on grandma."
He said that Rush Limbaugh, Virginia Foxx, Newt Gingrich, Charles Grassley and other Republicans defended the death panel story only after Betsy McCaughey's editorials, and that some people at town hall meetings even wanted to "keep government out of their Medicare," a government run program.