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Robert Torricelli
WAP2001060699 - 06 JUNE 2001 - WASHINGTON, D. C. USA: Senator Robert Torricelli (D-NJ) makes a point June 6, 2001 during a press conference on Capitol Hill on new legislation banning racial profiling. Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) looks on. rw/Ricardo Watson UPI.

Robert Guy Torricelli (born August 27, 1951), nicknamed "the Torch," is an American politician from the U.S. state of New Jersey. Torricelli, a Democrat, served 14 years in the U.S. House of Representatives before being elected to the U.S. Senate. He served a single term in the Senate and decided not to run for reelection after a campaign finance scandal involving contributions by David Chang, an imprisoned Korean businessman.

After graduation from Storm King School in Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York, Torricelli attended Rutgers University both for undergraduate and law school, receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1974 and his law degree in 1977. He was admitted to the New Jersey bar in 1978 and later attended Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government, earning a Master of Public Administration in 1980.

Torricelli was married to Susan Holloway, from whom he is now divorced. He reportedly has since dated Mick Jagger's former wife Bianca Jagger, conservative talk show host Laura Ingraham, and U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell.

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