Jerry Moran

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Jerry Moran currently serves as a U.S. Senator from Kansas

Jerry Moran, a Republican, is a U.S. Senator from Kansas since January 2011. Previously he was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives representing Kansas' First Congressional District, 1997-2011. He served as Assistant Majority Whip.[1]

Record and controversies

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Iraq War

Moran voted for the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002 that started the Iraq War.[2]

For more information see the chart of U.S. House of Representatives votes on the Iraq War.

Budget

In January 2007, after Congress passed a continuing resolution to keep the federal government operating for the remainder of the 2007 fiscal year, Rep. Moran argued that spending for farm disaster aid was inadequate after an effort to increase it by $3.3 billion failed.

Main article: Continuing resolution of 2007

Bio

Moran was born May 29, 1954, in Great Bend, Kansas. He attended Fort Hays State University and the University of Kansas, graduating with a degrees in Economics and Law. He served for eight years (1989-1996) in the Kansas State Senate, including as Senate Majority Leader for his two final years. He was elected to the House in 1996.

Congressional career

Moran's House biography describes him as "a leading advocate for protecting and preserving the way of life in Kansas. With rural populations on the decline throughout the nation, issues unique to rural communities are becoming less understood... Moran works with colleagues to construct legislation allowing Kansas farms and ranches to remain viable. Moran has been recognized for his agriculture efforts by many organizations. In 2004, he received the top legislative award from three of the nation's largest agriculture groups: the American Farm Bureau, the National Farmer's Union and the National Association of Wheat Growers."[1]

2006 elections

In 2006, the Democrats nominated John G. Doll to face Moran in his November 2006 bid for reelection. (See U.S. congressional elections in 2006) [2] Moran retained his seat.

2010 elections

Moran was elected in 2010 to succeed Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Kan.), who was elected governor of Kansas in 2010.[1]

Money in politics

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Links to more campaign contribution information for Jerry Moran
from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org site.
Fundraising profile: 2006 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by organization/corporation: 2006 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by industry: 2006 election cycle Career totals

Committees and affiliations

Committees

  • House Committee on Agriculture
    • Subcommittee on Conservation Credit Rural Development and Research
    • Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management - Ranking Member

Committee assignments in the 109th Congress (2005-2006)

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Articles and resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Jerry Moran profile, The Washington Post, accessed January 2011.
  2. Roll call vote, Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002.

Local blogs and discussion sites

Corresponding article on Wikipedia and Cause Caller. (If Cause Caller link does not work, pick from its list of senators and representatives.)

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Date of Birth: May 29, 1954