Patrick Joseph Leahy (D) is the senior-most and longest-serving United States senator from Vermont. He won the elections of the United States Senate as a Democrat in 1974. He is a senior politician and currently serving as the President pro tempore of the United States for the 2nd time.
He holds the record to be both the only Democrat and longest-serving senator from Vermont.
Leahy was born to Alba and Howard Francis Leahy in Montpelier, Vermont. Leahy studied political science from Saint Michael’s College in Colchester and graduated in 1961. In 1964, he received his Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center.
Leahy is now serving his 8th successive term of office as a senator of the United States.
Leahy earned his Juris Doctor Degree from Georgetown University Law Center. He was admitted to the bar and became an associate at the firm headed by Philip H. Hoff. He also served as Governor of Vermont.