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Patrick J. Leahy (D)
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Hometown: Middlesex
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437 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington DC 20510
(202) 224-4242

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Bernard Sanders (I)
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Hometown: Burlington
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332 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington DC 20510
(202) 224-5141

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Vermont became the 14th state to join the Union on March 4, 1791. Vermont’s first two senators, Stephen Bradley and Moses Robinson, took office on October 17, 1791. Vermont’s longest-serving senators include Justin Morrill (1867-1898), George Aiken (1941-1975), and Patrick Leahy (1975-present). Among those who rose to leadership positions are Solomon Foot, George Edmunds, and Patrick Leahy, all of whom served as the Senate’s president pro tempore. 

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