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Chris Coons

U.S. Senator from Delaware

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 Chris Coons Biography

Christopher Andrew Coons is the junior United States Senator from Delaware and a member of the Democratic Party. He won a special election in 2010 to succeed Ted Kaufman, who had been appointed to the seat when Joe Biden resigned to become Vice President. Previously, Coons was the county executive of New Castle County. Coons is the 1983 Truman Scholar from Delaware, and the first recipient of the award to serve in the United States Senate.

Raised in Hockessin, Delaware, Coons graduated from Amherst College and received graduate degrees from Yale Divinity School and Yale Law School. He went to work as a volunteer relief worker in Kenya, where he had taken classes in the University of Nairobi, later returning to the U.S. to work for the Coalition for the Homeless in New York. He spent some time as a legal clerk in New York before returning to Delaware in 1996, where he spent eight years as in-house counsel for a materials manufacturing company. In the interim he worked for several nonprofit organizations.

He worked on several political campaigns in his early career, including Ronald Reagan's 1980 presidential campaign. In college he switched from being a Republican to a Democrat, and in 1996 he became a delegate from Wilmington to the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. His political career began in earnest on the New Castle County Council in 2000, where he served as council president. He was elected county executive in 2004 and served for six years. There he balanced the county budget with a surplus in fiscal year 2010 by cutting spending and raising taxes, and the county maintained a AAA bond rating.

Coons won the 2010 special election against the Republican candidate Christine O'Donnell. Coons was elected to a full term in 2014. Coons is currently the vice chair of the Senate Ethics Committee. His other committee assignments include Appropriations, Foreign Relations, Judiciary, and Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Coons previously served as ranking member of the Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs and the Judiciary Subcommittee on Bankruptcy and the Courts.

Coons is the incoming co-chair for the 2019 National Prayer Breakfast. He previously co-chaired the 2017 National Prayer Breakfast. Coons currently co-chairs the weekly Senate Prayer Breakfast.

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Chris Coons

U.S. Senator from Delaware

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Chris Coons Biography

Christopher Andrew Coons is the junior United States Senator from Delaware and a member of the Democratic Party. He won a special election in 2010 to succeed Ted Kaufman, who had been appointed to the seat when Joe Biden resigned to become Vice President. Previously, Coons was the county executive of New Castle County. Coons is the 1983 Truman Scholar from Delaware, and the first recipient of the award to serve in the United States Senate.

Raised in Hockessin, Delaware, Coons graduated from Amherst College and received graduate degrees from Yale Divinity School and Yale Law School. He went to work as a volunteer relief worker in Kenya, where he had taken classes in the University of Nairobi, later returning to the U.S. to work for the Coalition for the Homeless in New York. He spent some time as a legal clerk in New York before returning to Delaware in 1996, where he spent eight years as in-house counsel for a materials manufacturing company. In the interim he worked for several nonprofit organizations.

He worked on several political campaigns in his early career, including Ronald Reagan's 1980 presidential campaign. In college he switched from being a Republican to a Democrat, and in 1996 he became a delegate from Wilmington to the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. His political career began in earnest on the New Castle County Council in 2000, where he served as council president. He was elected county executive in 2004 and served for six years. There he balanced the county budget with a surplus in fiscal year 2010 by cutting spending and raising taxes, and the county maintained a AAA bond rating.

Coons won the 2010 special election against the Republican candidate Christine O'Donnell. Coons was elected to a full term in 2014. Coons is currently the vice chair of the Senate Ethics Committee. His other committee assignments include Appropriations, Foreign Relations, Judiciary, and Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Coons previously served as ranking member of the Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs and the Judiciary Subcommittee on Bankruptcy and the Courts.

Coons is the incoming co-chair for the 2019 National Prayer Breakfast. He previously co-chaired the 2017 National Prayer Breakfast. Coons currently co-chairs the weekly Senate Prayer Breakfast.

Chris Coons Videos

  • Senator Spotlight - Chris Coons - Collusion - August 1, 2018
    U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, filmed the following video after President Trump's personal ...
  • Sen. Coons speaks at the 2018 AIPAC Policy Conference
    U.S. Senator Chris Coons 3 views · 3:23. Senator Coons delivers opening statement at Judge Gorsuch's confirmation hearing March 20, 2017 ...
  • Senator Chris Coons's Brave Idea: Secular and Religious...
    From the 2017 Aspen Ideas Festival Opening Session Full Video: https://youtu.be /Gpa2UwaOqLI.

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  • How to book Chris Coons?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Chris Coons for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Chris Coons, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Chris Coons or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Chris Coons?

    Booking fees for Chris Coons, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Chris Coons, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Chris Coons?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Chris Coons for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Chris Coons for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Chris Coons or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Chris Coons or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Chris Coons is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Chris Coons for your event is available upon request. Chris Coons generally travels from Wilmington, DE, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Rebecca Kelly Slaughter, Jesse Norman, Jeff Flake, Shirley Franklin and Joyce Vance. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Chris Coons for an upcoming event.

Chris Coons Speaker Videos

  • Senator Spotlight - Chris Coons - Collusion - August 1, 2018
    U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, filmed the following video after President Trump's personal ...
    Sen. Coons speaks at the 2018 AIPAC Policy Conference
    U.S. Senator Chris Coons 3 views · 3:23. Senator Coons delivers opening statement at Judge Gorsuch's confirmation hearing March 20, 2017 ...
  • Senator Chris Coons's Brave Idea: Secular and Religious...
    From the 2017 Aspen Ideas Festival Opening Session Full Video: https://youtu.be /Gpa2UwaOqLI.
    Lerner College Graduate Convocation with speaker Sen. Chris Coons
    The University of Delaware's Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics held its 2016 Graduate Convocation in Mitchell Hall on Friday, ...

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