Grassley In It For The Long Run On 80th Birthday

By: The Associated Press Email
By: The Associated Press Email

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley celebrated his 80th birthday Tuesday with a six-mile run.

Grassley ran from his townhouse in Arlington, Virginia to the Capitol. Aide Jill Gerber said the senator also had ice cream with his staff.

Grassley typically does a three-mile run, four times a week.

Grassley, a native of New Hartford, Iowa, was born September 17, 1933. The Republican is Iowa's senior senator and has served in the Senate since 1981. Before that he served in the U.S. House and the Iowa House.

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