David Vitter is an American lobbyist, lawyer and politician who served as United States Senator for Louisiana from 2005 to 2017. He was the first Republican elected to the Senate from his state since the Reconstruction Era.
Previously, he served in the United States House of Representatives, representing the suburban Louisiana’s 1st congressional district. He served as a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives before entering the U.S. House.
After his Senate term ended, Vitter joined the Washington, D.C., lobbying firm, Mercury LLC, for which he will focus such issues as energy, transportation, banking, the judiciary, military, and small business.