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Debbie Stabenow (D)

Phone: 2022244822
Address: 731 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510


Democratic U.S. Sen. Debbie STABENOW was born in Gladwin, Michigan and raised in Clare.  She was first elected to the United States Senate in 2000 by defeating then incumbent U.S. Sen. Spence ABRAHAM.  She holds both a bachelor's and master's degree from Michigan State University.  Her first elected position was with the Ingham County Board of Commissioners - a post she was elected to at age 24.  She served in the Michigan House from 1979 to 1990 before being elected to the Michigan Senate and serving from 1991 to 1994. 

She served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1996 to 2000 where she represented the state's 8th Congressional district.  She was the first woman from Michigan to be elected to the U.S. Senate and is currently the ranking member of the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee and is a member of the Senate Energy, Finance and Budget committees.  


Clare High School

Michigan State University - Bachelor's and Master's degree  


Stabenow was born in Gladwin, Michigan and lives in Lansing where she attends the Grace United Methodist Church. She has two grown children, Todd and Michelle, a daughter-in-law Sara, a son-in-law, Scott, and four grandchildren. She is also a life-long musician playing both the piano and guitar.  




Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry (Chair)


Energy & Natural Resources

  - Subcommittee Assignments

  • Energy
  • National Parks


  - Subcommittee Assignments

  • Health Care (Ranking Member)
  • International Trade & Global Competitiveness


East Lansing Office

221 W. Lake Lansing Road, Suite 100

East Lansing, MI 48823

Phone: 517-203-1760

Detroit Office

719 Griswold Street, Suite 700

Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: 313-961-4330

Grand Rapids Office

3280 E. Beltline Court NE, Suite 400

Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Phone: 616-975-0052

Flint Office

432 N. Saginaw St, Suite 301

Flint, MI 48502

Phone: 810-720-4172

Marquette Office

1901 W. Ridge, Suite 7

Marquette, MI 49855

Phone: 906-228-8756

Traverse City Office

3335 S. Airport Road West, Suite 6B

Traverse City, MI 49684

Phone: 231-929-1031


Vice Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Center

Co-Chair of the bipartisan Senate Manufacturing Caucus

Co-Chair of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force

Additional Information

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Beckering, Oakland Judge Named To Federal Bench (06-30-2021)

Ballot Committees Formed To Oppose GOP-Led Election Reform Efforts (06-23-2021)

Threatening Calls To 2 Lawmakers Net Suspended Jail Sentence For Harrison Man (06-09-2021)

Slotkin Viewed As Most Effective Member; Levin's Seat Most Likely To Disappear (05-27-2021)

Slotkin Raises U.S. Senate-Like Money; More 1Q '21 Filing Highlights (04-16-2021)

Bits And Tidbits (04-08-2021)

Will Latest COVID-19 Peak Hurt Whitmer's Political Health? (04-05-2021)

285 Michiganders Have Served In Congress; 14 Have Been Women (04-02-2021)

Bits And Tidbits (03-24-2021)

AG Charges Man With Terrorism for Death Threats Against Biden, Pelosi, Whitmer (03-16-2021)

Peters Ranked 'Most Effective Senator' (03-15-2021)

Whitmer Lunches With National Guard A Week Before They Come Home (03-05-2021)

Granholm Sworn In As U.S. Secretary Of Energy (02-25-2021)

Two Charged For Alleged Threats Against Lawmakers, Judge (02-23-2021)

Barnes Re-Elected MDP Chair; Solidarity Slate Declares Gains On Central Committee (02-20-2021)

Barnes Re-Elected MDP Chair; Solidarity Slate Declares Gains On Central Committee (02-20-2021)

Stabenow On Shirkey Coverage: 'I Cringe' (02-12-2021)

Bits And Tidbits (02-05-2021)

Bits And Tidbits (02-04-2021)

15% Bump For Bridge Card Holders & Other Details In $5.6B Supplemental (01-21-2021)

Biden Gets Early Appointment As Federal Judge Scales Back (01-20-2021)

Smooth Inauguration Day Greets Biden (01-20-2021)

Whitmer Decided Monday She Could Make Inaugural (01-19-2021)

Bits And Tidbits (01-19-2021)

Gov Promotes Press Secretary Brown To Comms Director; Hires Peters Staffer (11-23-2020)

Trump Up In Michigan With Many AV Votes Left To Count (11-04-2020)

Peters, James Race Still Up In The Air (11-04-2020)

Jill Biden Scolds Trump For 'How He Has Treated Your Governor' (10-29-2020)

Trump Uses Whitmer As His Foil In Her Backyard (10-27-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (10-26-2020)

Stabenow Horrified By Speaker's Rally Attendance (10-21-2020)

Peters Talks Voting With Biden; James Talks China With Cotton (10-16-2020)

Peters-James Debate Highly Unlikely (10-15-2020)

Dems Continue Message: We Have ACA Replacement Plan; GOP Does Not (10-07-2020)

U.S. Senate Race Projected To Be Michigan's First $100M Race (10-01-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (10-01-2020)

Bits And Tidbits (09-28-2020)