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Ben Chandler
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky’s 6th district
In office
February 17, 2004 â€“ January 3, 2013
Preceded by Ernie Fletcher
Succeeded by Andy Barr
48th Attorney General of Kentucky
In office
December 12, 1995 â€“ December 9, 2003
Governor Paul Patton
Preceded by Chris Gorman
Succeeded by Greg Stumbo
Auditor of Kentucky
In office
December 10, 1991 â€“ December 12, 1995
Governor Brereton Jones
Preceded by Bob Babbage
Succeeded by Ed Hatchett
Personal details
Born Albert Benjamin Chandler III
(1959-09-12) September 12, 1959 (age 57)
Versailles, Kentucky, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Jennifer Chandler
Alma mater University of Kentucky
Religion Presbyterianism

As attorney general, I can either look into it or I can ignore it because they're a bunch of powerful legislators… and I'm afraid they're going to cut my budget.
Ben Chandler
I was planning to be a baseball player until I ran into something called a curveball. And that set me back.
Ben Chandler
I have the happy circumstance of either being accused of political grandstanding on the one hand or cover-ups on the other.
Ben Chandler
As attorney general, I've had some connection with just about every important public issue in the last eight years in Kentucky. All of the important public issues of the day have, at some point.
Ben Chandler
When I finished my term, I thought about running for governor then but decided not to because, frankly, I didn't think I was ready. I wasn't comfortable that I was prepared to do the job.
Ben Chandler