Mark Warner

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U.S. SENATOR MARK WARNER

D-VIRGINIA

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VOTING RECORD: Project Vote SmartGovTrack

 

BIOGRAPHY POLITICAL CAREER

PARTY: Democrat

BORN: 12/15/1954

EDUCATION: George Washington University (B.A.) Harvard Law School (J.D.)

OCCUPATION: Attorney, businessman

FAMILY: Married, 3 Children

RELIGION: Presbyterian

CAREER:

  • 2008-Present: U.S. Senator from Virginia
  • 2002-2006: Governor of Virginia
  • 1993-1995: Virginia Democratic Party chairman

COMMITTEES:

  • Committee on Intelligence (Select)
  • Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
  • Committee on the Budget
  • Committee on Finance
  • Committee on Rules and Administration

ELECTED: 2008

 

ISRAEL


  • Supports unshakable bond with Israel
  • Cosponsored Resolution for Israeli Self-Defense
  • Supports a two-state solution
  • Supports funding for Israel’s Iron Dome Defense System

CHOICE


 

  • Supports Roe v. Wade
  • Voted to expand embryonic stem cell research
  • Sponsored legislation to repeal the Global Gag Rule
  • Rated 100% by NARAL and Planned Parenthood

In His Own Words


“The global gag rule is a short-sighted policy that has a devastating impact on the health and well-being of women around the world. I’m proud to be joining Senators from both sides of the aisle in this effort to permanently end this ideological policy once and for all” 1 

SOURCES: (1) www.warner.senate.gov

 

Interesting Facts


Mark Warner unsuccessfully ran for the U.S. Senate in 1996 against incumbent Republican John Warner (no relation) in a "Warner versus Warner" election.