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Who is Michael Bennet?

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado jumped into the packed Democratic presidential primary.

Sen. Michael Farrand Bennet

Born: November 28, 1964

Birthplace: New Delhi, India

Age on Inauguration Day: 56

Party affiliation: Democrat

Campaign website:  michaelbennet.com

Education: Wesleyan University (Bachelor’s degree in history); Yale Law School (Juris Doctor)

Public office: Denver School Superintendent (2005-2009); U.S. Senator from Colorado (2009-present)

Personal: Bennet and his wife, Susan, have three children.

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Sources: Britannica.com; Congress.gov; KUSA; Rocky Mountain News; On The Issues; Denver Post; Politico; Huffington Post; The Hill

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