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9 U.S. Senators' Unusual Post-Grad Jobs

Because there is no such thing as a political fast track

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3. Bernie Sanders (Vermont)

After graduating with a psychology degree from the University of Chicago, Sanders spent time on an Israeli kibbutz (a kind of communal settlement), then moved to Vermont, where he worked as a freelance writer, carpenter and filmmaker.

4. John Barrasso (Wyoming)

Barrasso completed his masters degree at Yale and went on to become a rodeo physician for the Professional Rodeo Cowboy’s Association, as well as a sports team physician for Casper College in Casper, WY.

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