Former Robert Bennett
Republican • 3 Terms • Sworn In 1993
- 22 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 76 of 430) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 49 of 430)
- 164 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 69 of 436) 7 Made Into Law (Ranks 64 of 436)
Born September 18, 1933 in Salt Lake City, Utah, Bennett was the son of U.S. Senator Wallace F. Bennett and the grandson of Mormon church president Heber J. Grant. He attended Utah public schools and received a B.S. from the University of Utah in 1957.
He was a chaplain in the Army National Guard from 1957 to 1969, when he entered public service as congressional liaision of the United States Department of Transportation, serving from 1969 to 1970. That year he became president of Robert Mullen Associates, a Washington, D.C. public relations firm that was a front for the Central Intelligence Agency. Because his company employed Watergate burglar E. Howard Hunt, he was suspected of being Woodward and Bernstein's source Deep Throat. Read More...
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Recent Voting History
On the Nomination (Confirmation Mary Helen Murgia, of Arizona to be U.S. Circuit Judge)Aye (with party)December 22, 2010
On the Resolution of Ratification (Resolution of Advice and Consent to Ratification As Amended (Treaty Doc. 111-5))Aye (against party)December 22, 2010
On the Amendment (Kyl Amdt. No. 4893)Nay (against party)December 21, 2010