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Encyclopedia > Judd Gregg
Judd Gregg


Incumbent
Assumed office 
January 5, 1993
Serving with John E. Sununu
Preceded by Warren Rudman

Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Hampshire's 2nd district
In office
January 3, 1981 – January 3, 1989
Preceded by James C. Cleveland
Succeeded by Charles Douglas III

In office
January 4, 1989 – January 7, 1993
Preceded by John H. Sununu
Succeeded by Steve Merrill

Born February 14, 1947 (1947-02-14) (age 61)
Nashua, New Hampshire
Political party Republican
Spouse Kathleen MacLellan Gregg
Alma mater Columbia University
Boston University
Religion Congregationalist

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Contents

Biography

Born in Nashua, he is the son of Hugh Gregg, who was Governor from 1953 to 1955. Gregg graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy in 1965. He earned a B.A. from Columbia University in 1969, a J.D. in 1972 and an LL.M. in 1975, both from Boston University. Hugh Gregg (November 22, 1917–September 24, 2003) was governor of the U.S. state of New Hampshire from 1953 to 1955, and was the youngest person ever elected governor of the state. ... , Phillips Exeter Academy (most commonly called Exeter, Phillips Exeter or PEA) is a co-educational independent boarding school for grades 9–12, located on 619 acres in Exeter, New Hampshire, U.S., fifty miles north of Boston [1]. In over two centuries of its existence, Phillips Exeter Academy has played... A B.A. issued from the University of Tennessee. ... Alma Mater Columbia University is a private university in the United States and a member of the Ivy League. ... J.D. redirects here. ... The Master of Laws is an advanced law degree, commonly abbreviated LL.M. (also LLM or LL.M) from its Latin name, Legum Magister. ... For the similarly named institution in Chestnut Hill, see Boston College. ...


Elected office

Gregg was elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1980. He was reelected in 1982, 1984 and 1986. He declined to run for reelection in 1988, and ran for Governor of New Hampshire instead. He won that election and was reelected in 1990, New Hampshire being one of two states (Vermont is the other) that continues to elect its governors to two-year, rather than four-year, terms. He served in that position until 1993. Type Bicameral Speaker of the House of Representatives House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi, (D) since January 4, 2007 Steny Hoyer, (D) since January 4, 2007 House Minority Leader John Boehner, (R) since January 4, 2007 Members 435 plus 4 Delegates and 1 Resident Commissioner Political groups Democratic Party Republican Party... This article is about the U.S. state. ...


Senate

In 1992, he decided to run for the United States Senate instead of running for governor again. Gregg has been a United States Senator since 1993. He was reelected to a second term in 1998 and ran for a third term in the U.S. Senate election, 2004. That year he defeated campaign finance activist Doris "Granny D" Haddock, the then-94-year-old Democratic nominee, by 66% to 34%. Results -- light red represents Republican holds, dark red Republican pickups, light blue Democratic holds, dark blue Democratic pickups. ... Political campaign Part of the Politics series Politics Portal This box:      Campaign finance refers to the means by which money is raised for election campaigns. ... Granny D (born January 24, 1910), born Ethel Doris Haddock, is an American politician and liberal political activist from the state of New Hampshire. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ...


In January 2005, Gregg was elected to chair the U.S. Senate Committee on Budget by the Senate Republican Conference. While chairman of this committee Gregg has been a steadfast supporter of lower spending.[1] Throughout his Senate career he has been highly supportive of lower taxes as well. The United States Senate Committee on Budget was established in 1974 by the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act. ... The Senate Republican Conference is the formal organization of the (currently) 51 Republican Senators in the United States Senate. ...


Gregg, likely due to the state he represents, has a moderate record on social issues. In June of 2006 he joined six of his fellow Republicans in voting against the Federal Marriage Amendment. In April of 2007 he was among the breakaway Republicans to support the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act. However, his record on the issue of abortion is a solidly pro-life one. Gregg has voted for some gun control measures and against others. He voted against the Brady Bill, but in recent years has voted for trigger control locks on firearms and in favor of the ban on assault weapons. The United States Federal Marriage Amendment (FMA) is a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution which would define marriage in the United States as a union of one man and one woman. ... The Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act was the first bill ever vetoed by United States President George W. Bush, more than five years after his inauguration. ... This article is about the social movement. ... The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, also known as the Brady Bill, was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Bill Clinton on November 30, 1993. ...


During the 2004 Presidential Election, Gregg stood in for John Kerry during practice sessions held by George W. Bush in preparation for the 2004 United States Presidential Election Debates. Four years earlier he had played the part of Al Gore for the same purpose. Presidential election results map. ... John Forbes Kerry (born December 11, 1943) is the junior United States Senator from Massachusetts, in his fourth term of office. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the forty-third and current President of the United States of America, originally inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... The 2004 United States Presidential Election Debates were sponsored by the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) and concluded October 13, nearly three weeks before election scheduled for November 2, 2004. ... This article is about the former Vice President of the United States. ...


On October 29, 2007, Gregg endorsed Mitt Romney, former governor of Massachusetts, to be the Republican nominee for President of the United States. Willard Mitt Romney (born March 12, 1947) was the 70th Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. ...


Committee Assignments

  • Committee on Appropriations
    • Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
    • Subcommittee on Defense
    • Subcommittee on Homeland Security
    • Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
    • Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies
    • Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs (Ranking Member)
  • Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
    • Subcommittee on Children and Families
    • Subcommittee on Retirement and Aging
  • Committee on the Budget

Special interest ratings

Republicans for Environmental Protection issued Gregg an "environmental harm demerit" for sponsoring the 2006 S.C. Resolution 83, which according to REP "included only one revenue-raising instruction to Senate appropriations committees, an abuse of the congressional budget process in order to force oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge," and "would perpetuate America's dangerous oil dependence and damage the most scenic, wildlife-rich reserve in the circumpolar north."[2] The organization also praised Gregg, together with John Sununu, for their work to pass the New England Wilderness act, which classified nearly 100,000 acres (400 km²) of New Hampshire and Vermont as wilderness.[3] In 2006, Gregg received a score of 43% from the nonpartisan League of Conservation Voters.[4] Republicans for Environmental Protection (or REP America), is a national organization of Republican voters formed in 1995 with the stated purpose of educating and advocating environmental issues and supporting efforts to conserve natural resources and protect human and environmental health. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... An oil well is a laymans term for any perforation through the Earths surface designed to find and release both petroleum oil and gas hydrocarbons. ... The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) covers 19,049,236 acres (79,318 km²) in northeastern Alaska, in the North Slope region. ... Circumpolar stars are those stars which are located near the celestial poles of the celestial sphere, i. ... John Sununu is the name of two U.S. politicians: John H. Sununu, Governor of New Hampshire (1983-1989) and White House Chief of Staff for George H. W. Bush (1989-1991) John E. Sununu, his son, U.S. Congressman (1997-2003) and U.S. Senator (2003-present) This is... For other uses, see Wilderness (disambiguation). ... The League of Conservation Voters is an American environmentalist lobby. ...


The University of New Hampshire renamed its Environmental Technology Building Gregg Hall, because Gregg used earmarks to secure $266 million of federal funds for research and development projects for the university. The Senator was also instrumental in the establishing of the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College in 1999. University of New Hampshire (UNH) is a public university in the University System of New Hampshire (USNH). ... Saint Anselm College is a private, Roman Catholic, coeducational liberal arts college in the United States. ...


In 2007, Gregg voted for the CLEAN Energy Act of 2007 (H.R. 6) and the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2007 (S. 1639). The Clean Energy Act of 2007 (HR 6), is a bill proposed by Democrats in the 110th United States Congress to reduce American dependency on foreign oil by investing in clean, renewable, and alternative energy resources, promoting new emerging energy technologies, developing greater efficiency, and creating a Strategic Energy Efficiency... The Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2007, or, in its full name, the Secure Borders, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Reform Act of 2007 (S. 1348) was a bill discussed in the 110th United States Congress that would have provided legal status and a path to legal citizenship for the approximately...


Personal life

Judd Gregg as painted by Richard Whitney

Gregg belongs to the Congregationalist Church. He is married to Kathleen MacLellan Gregg; the couple has two daughters, Molly and Sarah, and a son, Joshua. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1654x2155, 3754 KB) The permission for use of this work has been archived in the Wikimedia OTRS system. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1654x2155, 3754 KB) The permission for use of this work has been archived in the Wikimedia OTRS system. ... Self Portrait, oil, 26 x 20, 1973. ... Congregational churches are Protestant Christian churches practicing congregationalist church governance, in which each congregation indepedently and autonomously runs its own affairs. ...


In October 2003, the Senator's wife was kidnapped during an attempted burglary at the couple's Fairfax County, Virginia home. Mrs. Gregg escaped harm after her captors forced her to drive to a local bank and withdraw money. Two days later, two suspects were arrested in New Jersey and charged in that state with aggravated assault on a police officer and possession of stolen property. Virginia authorities charged them with kidnapping, burglary and robbery. Fairfax County is a county in Northern Virginia, in the United States. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Aggravated assault is a form of violent crime. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ...


On October 20, 2005, Gregg won about $850,000 by getting five of six numbers on a Powerball ticket when he purchased four different $5 quik-piks at a Washington DC gas station. The D.C. (District of Columbia) Lottery is run the city of Washington, the capital of the United States. ...

Electoral history

New Hampshire Senator (Class III) results: 1992–2004[5]
Year Democrat Votes Pct Republican Votes Pct 3rd Party Party Votes Pct 3rd Party Party Votes Pct 3rd Party Party Votes Pct
1992 John Rauh 234,982 45% Judd Gregg 249,591 48% Katherine M. Alexander Libertarian 18,214 4% Larry Brady Independent 9,340 2% Kenneth Blevens, Sr. Independent 4,752 1% *
1998 George Condodemetraky 88,883 28% Judd Gregg 213,477 68% Brian Christeson Libertarian 7,603 2% Roy Kendel Independent 4,733 2%
2004 Doris R. Haddock 221,549 34% Judd Gregg 434,847 66% *
*Write-in and minor candidate notes: In 1992, David Haight of the Natural Law Party received 1,291 votes. In 2004, write-ins received 588 votes and Kenneth Blevens received 102 votes.

New Hampshire ratified the Constitution on June 21, 1788. ... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1992 was an election for the United States Senate in which the victory of Bill Clinton in the presidential election was not accompanied by major Democratic... The Libertarian Party is an American political party founded on December 11, 1971. ... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1998 was a roughly even contest between the Republican and Democratic parties. ... The Libertarian Party is an American political party founded on December 11, 1971. ... Results -- light red represents Republican holds, dark red Republican pickups, light blue Democratic holds, dark blue Democratic pickups. ... Granny D (born January 24, 1910), born Ethel Doris Haddock, is an American politician and liberal political activist from the state of New Hampshire. ... The Natural Law Party was a United States political party affiliated with the international Natural Law Party. ...

References

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External links

  • United States Senator Judd Gregg Senate website
Political offices
Preceded by
John H. Sununu
Governor of New Hampshire
1989 – 1993
Succeeded by
Steve Merrill
Preceded by
Edward Kennedy
Chairman of the Senate Health, Education,
Labor and Pensions Committee

2003 – 2005
Succeeded by
Michael Enzi
Preceded by
Don Nickles
Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee
2005 – 2007
Succeeded by
Kent Conrad
United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
James C. Cleveland
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district

1981 – 1989
Succeeded by
Charles Douglas III
United States Senate
Preceded by
Warren Rudman
United States Senator (Class 3) from New Hampshire
1993 – present
Served alongside: Robert C. Smith, John E. Sununu
Incumbent
Current Committee Assignments
Committee Position
Appropriations Subcommittee Ranking Member
Budget Committee Ranking Member
Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
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Judd Gregg - definition of Judd Gregg in Encyclopedia (378 words)
Judd Alan Gregg (born February 14, 1947) is an American politician from New Hampshire, currently serving in the U.S. Senate.
Gregg was elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1980.
In 2004, news accounts reported that Gregg was serving as a stand-in for John Kerry in the debate practice sessions being held by President George W. Bush.
Judd Gregg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (503 words)
Born in Nashua, he is the son of Hugh Gregg, who was governor of the state from 1953 to 1955.
In January 2005, Gregg was elected to chair the U.S. Senate Committee on Budget by the Senate Republican Conference.
Judd as governor at New Hampshire's Division of Historic Resouces
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