|Born:||March 29, 1964 (age 56)|
|Career:||U.S. Senator, 2017-present|
Nevada attorney general, 2007-2015
Assistant county manager, Clark County, Nevada
Federal prosecutor, U.S. Attorney's Office
Chief of staff to Governor Bob Miller
|Education:||B.S., University of Nevada|
J.D., Gonzaga University School of Law
Catherine Cortez Masto assumed office as a U.S. senator from Nevada in January 2017. She is the first woman to represent Nevada in the U.S. Senate and the first Latina senator in U.S. history.
Cortez Masto was born on March 29, 1964, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Cortez Masto earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in finance from the University of Nevada in 1986 and a J.D. from Gonzaga University School of Law in 1990.
Cortez Masto served as attorney general of Nevada from 2007 to 2015, and was not eligible to run for a third term in 2014 due to lifetime term limits. Prior to her service as attorney general, she worked as an assistant county manager for Clark County, Nevada. She also served as a federal criminal prosecutor for the United States Attorney's Office in Washington, D.C. and was chief of staff to Governor Bob Miller.
For information on Cortez Masto's policy subject areas, committee appointments and sponsored/co-sponsored legislation in the U.S. Senate, please visit her profile on https://www.congress.gov.
Biographical Directory of the United States Congress (n.d.) Cortez Masto, Catherine Marie (1964-). Retrieved on May 1, 2020, from https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=C001113.
Cortez Masto, C. (n.d.). About Catherine. Retrieved on May 1, 2020, from https://www.cortezmasto.senate.gov/about.
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