Republican David Vitter is seeking his second U.S. Senate term from Louisiana, after getting elected in 2004, and will square off with Democrat John Boozman. As part of a Politics Daily series providing background about the major candidates in 2010, here are some answers to frequently asked questions about Vitter's life.
Is David Vitter married?
Who is David Vitter's wife?
Vitter is married to Wendy Vitter, born Wendy Baldwin.
How old is David Vitter's wife?
Vitter's wife Wendy is 49.
What does David Vitter's wife do for a living?
Vitter's wife is an attorney.
How long have David Vitter and his wife been married?
Vitter and his wife have been married since 1990. She gained the national spotlight in 2007 when her husband apologized for violating the public trust when he was linked to a Washington, D.C., escort service. "Last week," she said at the time
, "some people very sympathetically said to me, 'I wouldn't want to be in your shoes right now.' I stand before you to tell you very proudly, I am proud to be Wendy Vitter."
How and when did David Vitter and his wife meet?
Vitter met his wife through his best friend, who worked with her at the New Orleans DA office.
Were either Vitter or his wife married previously?
Does David Vitter have children?
Vitter has four children: Sophie,17, Lise, 13, Airey, 13, and Jack, 8.
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Read David Vitter's full bio on his campaign website.