is the incumbent U.S. senator from Iowa and the Republican nominee running for re-election against Democrat Roxanne Conlin. As part of a Politics Daily series about the major candidates in 2010, here are some answers to frequently asked questions about Grassley's life.
How old is Chuck Grassley?
Grassley is 77 years old.
When was Chuck Grassley born?
Grassley was born Sept. 17, 1933.
Where was Chuck Grassley born?
Charles Ernest "Chuck" Grassley was born in New Hartford, Iowa.
Who are Chuck Grassley's parents, and what do they do?
Grassley's parents are Ruth (nee Corwin) and Louis Arthur Grassley.
When did Chuck Grassley move from his birthplace to Iowa?
Grassley was born in Iowa.
What did Chuck Grassley do before deciding to run for the Senate?
as a sheet metal shearer and on an assembly line.
How long has Chuck Grassley served in the Senate?
Grassley was elected to the Senate in 1980 and began serving on Jan. 3, 1981.
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