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Bob Graham

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Bio

Daniel Robert "Bob" Graham is a senior fellow at the Belfer Center at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government and a former three-term U.S. Senator from Florida. While in the U.S. Senate, Graham "served as chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. Graham also co-chaired the Joint Inquiry into Intelligence Community Activities before and after the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001." [1]

"Previously, Bob Graham was Governor of Florida for eight years, and as governor, he chaired the Education Commission of the States and the Southern Regional Education Board. He also served twelve years in the Florida Legislature." [2]

Graham was a 2004 Democratic candidate for president.

He is a member of the Inter-American Dialogue.

"Bob Graham was born on November 9, 1936, in Dade County, Florida, where he grew up on his family’s dairy and beef cattle farm. He attended public schools in Dade County; the University of Florida, where he graduated with high honors in 1959; and Harvard Law School, receiving his LLB in 1962." [3]

On May 21, 2010, Graham was named co-chairman of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling.[4]

Voting Record

Iraq War

Graham voted against the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq in Oct. 2002.

For more information see the chart of U.S. Senate votes on the Iraq War.

Published Works

  • With Jeff Nussbaum, "Intelligence Matters", Random House (September 7, 2004), (Hardback) ISBN 1400063523.

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External links

Profiles

By Bob Graham

Articles & Commentary


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