Sen. Mark Pryor
Democrat • Arkansas • 2nd Term • Sworn In 2003
- 29 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 37 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 24 of 100)
- 127 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 74 of 100) 2 Made Into Law (Ranks 25 of 100)
Pryor was born January 10, 1963 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He earned his B.A in History from the University of Arkansas in 1985 and his J.D. from the University of Arkansas in 1988. He worked as an attorney in private practice for more than ten years before being elected to office. He was a member of the Arkansas House of Representatives from 1991-1998 and served as the Arkansas Attorney General from 1999-2002. He was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 2000. He is the son of former Senator and governor David Pryor.
Pryor defeated incumbent Republican Tim Hutchinson in 2002 to gain his seat. He was the only Democrat to defeat a Republican incumbent in that election cycle. Read More...
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- Joint Economic Committee
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- Department of Defense
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- Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations
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- Senate Committee on Rules and Administration
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- Senate Select Committee on Ethics
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
S.2087 - Medicare Protection ActSponsor introductory remarks on measure Mar 11, 2014 5 Views
A bill to protect the Medicare program under title XVIII of the Social Security Act with respect to reconciliation involving changes to the Me...
S.2084 - Community Protection Act of 2014Read twice and referred Mar 05, 2014 6 Views
A bill to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require the Secretary of the Interior to publish and make available for public comment a...
S.2002 - Motor Systems Market Awareness Act of 2014Read twice and referred Feb 06, 2014 3 Views
A bill to require the Secretary of Energy to conduct a motor and motor-driven systems market assessment and public awareness program, and for ...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.2190 - Hire More Heroes Act of 2014Read twice and referred Apr 01, 2014 27 Views
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow employers to exempt employees with health coverage under TRICARE or the Veterans Ad...
S.2199 - Paycheck Fairness ActMotion by Senator Reid Apr 09, 2014 82 Views
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages o...
S.Res.406Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Mar 31, 2014 1 Views
A resolution designating April 4, 2014, as "National Association of Junior Auxiliaries Day".
Recent Voting History
On the Motion for Attendance PN1182: Michelle T. Friedland, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth CircuitAye (with party)April 10, 2014
On the Cloture Motion PN1182: Michelle T. Friedland, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth CircuitAye (with party)April 10, 2014
On the Nomination PN1063: Terrell McSweeny, of the District of Columbia, to be a Federal Trade Commissioner for the unexpired term of seven years from September 26, 2010Aye (with party)April 09, 2014