Former Sen. Jon Kyl
Republican • Arizona 3 Terms • Sworn In 1995
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Kyl was born April 25, 1942, Oakland, Nebraska. He graduated from the University of Arizona with honors. Before entering politics, he was a lawyer and lobbyist with Jennings, Strouss & Salmon in Phoenix. His father, also named John Kyl, was a U.S. Representative for Iowa.
Kyl served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1987-1995 and was first elected to the Senate in 1994. He faced a strong challenge from Samuel G. Coppersmith (D), then an Arizona member of the House of Representatives. Kyl replaced Democrat Dennis DeConcini in the Senate after DeConcini retired following his implication in the Keating Five financial scandal. Read More...
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Recent Voting History
H.R. 8: "Fiscal cliff" bill
On Passage of the Bill H.R. 8Aye (with party)January 01, 2013
On the Nomination (Confirmation Carol J. Galante, of California, to be an Assistant Seceretary of Housing and Urban Development)Nay (with party)December 30, 2012
On the Nomination (Confirmation William Joseph Baer, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Attorney General)Nay (with party)December 30, 2012