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MARCH 17, 2014
Melquiades Mel Martinez
| U.S. Senator
State of Florida
Mr.Martinez made history when he assumed his role as the first Cuban-American U.S. Senator in January 2005. Prior to election to the Senate, he served as Secretary of Housing & Urban Development, where he became a leading supporter of President George W. Bush's Faith-Based and Community Initiative. As a freshman Senator, he sits on the Foreign Relations, Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs, Energy, and Aging Committees.