From 2005 to 2013. She is a member of the Republican Party and was the first woman to be elected to a full term as a United States Senator from Nebraska.
|Born||Debra Lynelle Strobel, March 1, 1951, Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.|
|Residence||Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.|
|Education||University of Nebraska–Lincoln (BS)|
|Preceded by||Ben Nelson|
After completing two years in the Nebraska Legislature, he was elected to the United States Senate in 2013.
She dropped out of school without finishing her degree in order to live with her spouse and assist run his family's ranch. She returned to university in 1988, however, to earn her B.S. in education.
She was elected as Nebraska's third female senator in 2013, and the first since 1954.
She and her husband Bruce, whom she married in 1972, have three children.
In the 2012 election, she upset former United States Senator Bob Kerrey to win one of Nebraska's two Senate seats.
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