Michael Bennet
Living Person
Nationality: United States
Date of Birth: 1964
Occupation: Businessman;
Spouse: Susan Daggett
Children: Caroline,
Political Party: Democratic Party
Political Office: United States Senator from Colorado
Turtledove Appearances:
"Election Day"
POD: July 16, 1999
Type of Appearance: Direct
Political Office(s): Vice President of the United States

Michael Farrand Bennet (born November 28, 1964) is an American businessman, lawyer, and politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Colorado since 2009. A member of the Democratic Party, he was appointed to the seat when Senator Ken Salazar became Secretary of the Interior. He was elected in his own right in 2010 Senate election, defeating Republican Ken Buck. He chaired the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) for the 2014 cycle and was reelected to the Senate in 2016.

In 2019, Bennett entered the race for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States for the 2020 election, ultimately losing to former Vice President Joe Biden.

Michael Bennet in "Election Day"[]

Michael Bennet was the Democratic nominee for Vice President on a ticket with John F. Kennedy Jr. in the 2016 presidential election. The ticket achieved a narrow victory in the Electoral College. Bennet, his wife, and their children joined Kennedy on stage when the new President-Elect gave his victory speech.[1]

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  1. Alternate Peace, loc. 697-719, ebook.
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