SHAHEEN, Jeanne (1947-)
Senate Years of Service: 2009-

SHAHEEN, JEANNE, A Senator from New Hampshire; born in St. Charles, Mo., January 28, 1947; B.A., Shippensburg State College, Shippensburg, Penn., 1969; M.S.S., University of Mississippi, 1973; New Hampshire State senator, 1990-1996; governor of New Hampshire, 1997-2003; unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate in 2002; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 2008; reelected in 2014, and again in 2020 for the term ending January 3, 2027; chair, Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship (One Hundred Eighteenth Congress [September 27, 2023-]).

  • Shaheen, Jeanne. "Gridlock Rules: Why We Need Filibuster Reform in the U.S. Senate." Harvard Journal on Legislation 50:3 (December 2013): 1-19.