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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
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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