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Category:Slade Gorton

English: Thomas Slade Gorton III (born January 8, 1928) is an American politician. A Republican, he was a U.S. senator from Washington state from 1981 to 1987, and from 1989 to 2001. He held both of the state's Senate seats in his career and was narrowly defeated for reelection twice as an incumbent: in 1986 by Brock Adams, and in 2000 by Maria Cantwell after a recount. Gorton was twice both Senior Senator (1983–87, 1993–2001) and Junior Senator (1981–83, 1989–93).

Slade Gorton 
American politician
Date of birth 8 January 1928
Country of citizenship
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Position held
  • United States senator (3 January 1989, 3 January 2001, Daniel J. Evans, Maria Cantwell, United States Senate election in Washington, 1988, United States Senate election in Washington, 1994, Washington)
  • member of the Washington House of Representatives (1959, 1969)
  • United States senator (3 January 1981, 3 January 1987, United States Senate election in Washington, 1980, Warren Grant Magnuson, Brock Adams)
  • attorney general (Washington, 1969, 1981)
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