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Debbie Stabenow

U.S. Senator (D-MI)

Sen. Debbie Stabenow represents the State of Michigan in the U.S. Senate. She made history in 2000 when she became the first woman from Michigan elected to the Senate. As ranking member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, and as a senior member of the Senate Finance Committee, Energy Committee, and Budget Committee, she has a role to play in shaping the nation’s health care, manufacturing, energy, and agriculture policies.

Serving on several committees, Stabenow is focused on standing up for Michigan families, expanding affordable health care and lowering the costs of prescription drugs, helping Michigan businesses create good jobs here at home, and protecting the Great Lakes and outdoor heritage.

Stabenow received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Michigan State University. Her home is in Lansing. She has two adult children, Todd and Michelle; a daughter-in-law, Sara; a son-in-law, Scott; and five grandchildren.