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US Senate. The Magnificent Seven. Qualifications At least 30 yrs. old, US Citizen for 9 yrs., Inhabitant of state he/she will represent Serve a six-year term; no term limits 2009 Salary - $174,000 Legislative Functions

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Us senate

US Senate

The Magnificent Seven


Role of us senators

  • Qualifications

  • At least 30 yrs. old, US Citizen for 9 yrs., Inhabitant of state he/she will represent

  • Serve a six-year term; no term limits

  • 2009 Salary - $174,000

  • Legislative Functions

    • Introduce, debate, vote on, pass, and amend legislative bills and resolutions

    • Serve on committees to review bills and oversee functions of the executive branch

  • Checks and Balances

    • Confirm Presidential Appointments—Cabinet, Heads of Federal Executive Agencies, Supreme Court Justices, Federal Judges

    • Ratify Treaties

    • Conduct Impeachment Trials of Federal Officials

Role of US Senators


Ken buck

  • Born in New York

  • Colorado Citizen, 20 years

  • Education

    • BS, Political Science, Princeton University

    • JD, Wyoming School of Law

  • Employment

    • Weld Co. Dist. Attorney since 2005

    • Colo. US Attorney Office

    • Fed. Prosecutor, US Dept. of Justice

  • Interesting Fact

    • Congressional Aide--Iran-Contra Affair --worked for then WY Congressman, Dick Cheney

Ken Buck


Michael bennet

  • Born in New Delhi, India

  • Lifetime US Citizen

  • Colorado Citizen, 13 yrs

  • Education

    • BA, Liberal Arts, Wesleyan University

    • JD, Yale Law School

  • Employment

    • Supt., Denver Public Schools

    • Chief of Staff, Denver Mayor

    • Mgr., Anschutz Investments

    • Assist. US Deputy Att. Gen.

  • Interesting Fact

    • Appt. to US Senate to fill vacancy of Ken Salazar, Sec. of Interior

Michael Bennet


Bob kinsey

  • Colorado Citizen, 40 years

  • Education

    • BA, World Hist., Dartmouth

    • MS, Counseling, Colo State

    • Chicago Theological Seminary

  • Employment

    • Peace Activist

    • Clergyman

    • HS Social Studies Teacher

    • USMC Veteran

  • Interesting Fact

    • 08 &04 US House of Representatives Nominee

Bob Kinsey


Maclyn mac stringer

  • Born in Ohio

  • Colorado Citizen, 33 yrs

  • Education

    • BA, PoliSci, ColoState

    • MBA, UCCS

  • Employment

    • Start-up Businesses—Information Technology

    • Captain, US Air Force

  • Interesting Fact

    • To date he has received $3224 in campaign donations. Take the “World’s Shortest Political Quiz” to see if your ideas match Mac’s

Maclyn “Mac” Stringer


Charley miller

  • Colorado Citizen

  • Education

    • MA, History, Univ. North Colo

    • JD, Univ. of Denver Law School

  • Employment

    • Businessman – Banking

    • Non-Profit Group Executive

    • USAF Veteran

  • Interesting Fact

    • When in his 30’s he suffered a severe brain injury & nearly died. After yrs of rehab he went on to complete each of his degrees

Charley Miller


J moromisato

  • Born in Lima, Peru

  • US Citizen, 25 yrs

  • Colo Citizen, 5 yrs

  • Education

    • BS, Physics/Math, Univ. San Marcos, Lima

    • MS, & PhD, Physics, Northeastern Univ.

    • MA, Economics, NE Univ.

  • Employment

    • Research Scientist, NE Univ.

    • Economist & Author of three books on economics

  • Interesting Fact

    • Has created a website outlining his ideas about economics: “Reformed Economics Institute”

J Moromisato


Jason napolitano

  • Colorado Citizen

    • Lives in Loveland, CO

  • Education

    • BS, Yale University

  • Employment

    • Executive VP & CFO

      • Heska Corp.

      • Veterinary Healthcare

  • Interesting Fact

    • Goals for US—less debt, cleaner environment, and better education system

Jason Napolitano


Issue 1 economy fiscal responsibility

ISSUE #1 – Economy & Fiscal Responsibility


Issue 2 health care

ISSUE #2 – Health Care


Issue 3 energy

Issue #3 - Energy


Sources

  • http://www.buckforcolorado.com/

  • http://bennet.senate.gov/

  • http://www.kinseyforsenate.org/

  • http://macforcolorado.com/

  • http://charleymiller2010.wordpress.com/

  • http://www.jmoromisatoussenate.com/

  • http://www.napolitanoforcolorado.com/

  • http://www.votesmart.org/

  • http://www.politics1.com/co.htm

Sources


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