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Gary Hart
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United States Special Envoy for Northern Ireland
In office
October 21, 2014 – January 20, 2017
President Barack Obama
Preceded by Declan Kelly (2011)
Succeeded by Mick Mulvaney (2020)
Vice Chairman of the Homeland Security Advisory Council
In office
June 5, 2009 – February 8, 2011
President Barack Obama
Preceded by James Schlesinger
Succeeded by Bill Bratton
United States Senator
from Colorado
In office
January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1987
Preceded by Peter Dominick
Succeeded by Tim Wirth
Personal details
Born
Gary Warren Hartpence

November 28, 1936 (1936-11-28) (age 83)
Ottawa, Kansas, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Lee Ludwig (1958–present)
Children Andrea
John
Alma mater Southern Nazarene University
Yale University
St Antony's College, Oxford
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Branch/service  United States Navy
Unit United States Naval Reserve

Gary Hart (born Gary Warren Hartpence; November 28, 1936) is an American politician, lawyer, author, professor and commentator. He was the United States senator of Colorado serving from 1975 through 1987. He ran in the United States presidential elections in 1984 and again in 1988 for the Democratic Party.

Hart was born Garry Warren Hartpence in Ottawa, Kansas.



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