Bachelor in Political Science, George Washington University, 1978; Master of Arts in International Affairs, University of Chicago, 1981; Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1994.
Intelligence analyst, Central Intelligence Agency, Washington, 1978; political-military affairs analyst, Science Applications Inc., McLean, Virginia, 1979-1982; budget examiner, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, 1982-1983; senior analyst for national security and international affairs, United States Senate Budget Committee, Washington, 1984-1986; assistant staff director, United States Senate Budget Committee, Washington, since 1986.
Married Michele George Markoff, April 14, 1981 (divorced 1985). Married Lynn Andrea Stout, January 25, 1994. 1 child, Daniel Cowan Stout.