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#13 – Brian Schatz

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Brian Schatz is currently serving as a Senator for the U.S. state of Hawaii. This is a position he has held 2012. Before that he had been in the Hawaii House of Representatives and the chairman of the Democratic Party of Hawaii.

 

Brian Schatz was born alongside his identical twin brother, Steve Schatz, in 1972. He studied at the Pomona College, where he spent some time studying overseas in Kenya as part of the school’s international training program.1https://web.archive.org/web/20130124154840/http://pomona.edu/news/2012/12/26-schatz-hawaii-senator.aspx

 

Brian has had the honor of being named a “strong voice for the pro-Israel, pro-peace movement” by JStreet, a non-profit liberal organization dedicated to “peace in the Middle East”.2https://donate.jstreetpac.org/candidate/brian-schatz/ On top of that, Schatz has voted in favor of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, a bill that is fiercley opposed by civil liberties groups.3https://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=114&session=1&vote=00291

 

Schatz is currently married and has two children.

 

 

 

Sources 

Peters, Cynthia. “Brian Schatz ’94 Appointed to U.S. Senate Representing Hawaii.” Brian Schatz ’94 Appointed to U.S. Senate Representing Hawaii – Pomona College, 26 Dec. 2012, web.archive.org/web/20130124154840/pomona.edu/news/2012/12/26-schatz-hawaii-senator.aspx.

Schatz’s page on JStreet – https://donate.jstreetpac.org/candidate/brian-schatz/

Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, 114th Congress – https://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=114&session=1&vote=00291