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Ben Sasse To Leave Senate

By Gordon Hopkins

U.S. Senator Ben Sasse will likely resign his position by the end of the year and will accept a job as the president of the University of Florida. Although he has not yet been formally offered the position as of press time, he is the sole candidate.

On Thursday, October 6, 2022, the University of Florida Presidential Search Committee announced that it had unanimously recommended Sasse as the sole finalist for consideration by its Board of Trustees.Benjamin Eric Sasse, a Republican, has been serving as the junior United States senator for Nebraska since 2015. In 2014, Sasse ran for a vacant seat in the U.S. Senate. He ...


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