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Ben Nighthorse Campbell
United States Senator
from Colorado
In office
January 3, 1993 â€“ January 3, 2005
Preceded by Tim Wirth
Succeeded by Ken Salazar
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Colorado’s 3rd district
In office
January 3, 1987 â€“ January 3, 1993
Preceded by Michael Strang
Succeeded by Scott McInnis
Member of the Colorado House of Representatives
In office
Personal details
Born Benny Campbell
(1933-04-13) April 13, 1933 (age 83)
Auburn, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Political party Democratic (1982–1995)
Republican (1995–present)
Spouse(s) Linda Price
Children Colin Campbell
Shanan (Campbell) Wells
Alma mater San Jose State University
Meiji University
Religion Roman Catholic[1]
Awards Korean Service Medal
Air Medal
Military service
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch  United States Air Force
Years of service 1951–1953
Rank Airman Second Class
Battles/wars Korean War

I voted for the Defense of Marriage Act but I do not believe we should institutionalize a form of discrimination against any minority by amending the Constitution.
Ben Nighthorse Campbell
The president, just as any other American, deserves a legal defense against personal lawsuits not related to his office. But the costs of that defense should be borne by him and not the taxpayer.
Ben Nighthorse Campbell
And it sends an important message to me, because I am sick to death to hear my opponent saying Republicans don't trust me. They do trust me, in landslide proportions, and they're proving it tonight. We're going to bury that for good.
Ben Nighthorse Campbell
Indians were here first – it's about time. We're way behind the African Americans and Hispanic Americans in getting politically involved, but we're beginning to take a page out of their notebook.
Ben Nighthorse Campbell