Benjamin Eric Sasse ( SASS; born February 22, 1972) is an American author, professor, consultant, educational administrator and politician who has been the junior United States Senator for Nebraska since 2015.
Born in Plainview, Nebraska, Sasse earned a doctorate in American history from Yale University. He taught at the University of Texas and served as an Assistant Secretary in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. In 2010, he was named president of Midland University in Fremont, Nebraska.
In 2014, Sasse was elected to the U.S Senate, defeating Democratic Party nominee David Domina by a margin of 65% to 31%. Wikipedia