Last updated on: 11/6/2013 | Author: ProCon.org

Rick Santorum, JD, MBA Biography

Title:
Former US presidential candidate and US Senator (R-PA)
Position:
None Found to the question "Should the Words “under God” Be in the US Pledge of Allegiance?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Nov. 5, 2013

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Senior Fellow, Ethics and Public Policy Center, Jan. 2007-present
  • Co-Founder, Patriot Voices (political action committee), 2012
  • Candidate for US President, 2012
  • Contributor, FOX News, 2007-Mar. 2, 2011
  • Chair, Senate Republican Conference, 2001-2007
  • US Senator (R-PA), Jan. 3, 1995-Jan. 3, 2007
  • Former member, Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, Senate Armed Services, Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, Senate Finance, Senate Special Committee on Aging, Joint Economic, and Senate Rules and Administration Committees
  • US Representative, 18th Congressional District (R-PA), Jan. 3, 1991-Jan. 3, 1995
  • Former member, House Budget, House Veterans’ Affairs, House Committee on Children, Youth and Families, and House Ways and Means Committees
  • Director, Pennsylvania State Senate Transportation Committee 1984-1986
  • Administrative assistant, Pennsylvania State Senator J. Doyle Corman, 1981-1986
  • Admitted to the bar in 1986 and commenced practice in Pittsburgh, PA
  • Director, Pennsylvania State Senate local government committee, 1981-1984
Education:
  • JD, Dickinson School of Law, 1986
  • MBA, University of Pittsburgh, 1981
  • BA, Political Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1980
Other:
  • Married with seven children
  • Born May 10, 1958 in Winchester, VA
Quoted in:
  1. Did the Founding Fathers Support a Separation of Church and State?