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Elmer Greinert "Bud" Shuster (born January 23, 1932) is an American politician who represented Pennsylvania in the United States House of Representatives as a Republican from 1972 to 2001. He is best known for his advocacy of transportation projects which critics deride as "pork barrel" spending. January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) is a leap year starting on Friday. ... A politician is an individual involved in politics. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 33rd 119,283 km² 255 km 455 km 2. ... The chamber of the United States House of Representatives is located in the south wing of the Capitol building, in Washington, D.C.. The United States House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...


Shuster was born in Glassport, Pennsylvania, Shuster received his B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh in 1954, an M.B.A. from Duquesne University in 1960, and a Ph.D. from American University in 1967. Shuster served in the United States Army from 1954 to 1956. After becoming a vice-president at RCA, he made a fortune when he started his own computer business. In 1972, he defeated a state senator in the Republican primary for Congress and was elected that November. Glassport is a borough located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. ... A Bachelor of Arts (B.A. or A.B.) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or program in the arts and/or sciences. ... The University of Pittsburgh is a state-related, doctoral/research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a tertiary degree in business management. ... Duquesne University of the Holy Spirit is a private Catholic university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Doctor of Philosophy, or Ph. ... American University (AU) is an internationally-known private university in the United States located at Ward Circle, straddling the Spring Valley and American University Park areas of Northwest Washington, D.C.. Roughly 5,000 undergraduate students and the same number of graduate students are currently enrolled. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... US Army Seal HHC, US Army Distinctive Unit Insignia The Army is the branch of the United States armed forces that has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... RCA, formerly an initialism for the Radio Corporation of America, is now a trademark used by two companies for products descended from that common ancestor: Thomson SA, which manufactures consumer electronics like RCA-branded televisions, DVD players, video cassette recorders, direct broadcast satellite decoders, camcorders, audio equipment, telephones, and related... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ...


In Congress, Shuster was one of the opponents of the Automobile Airbag and ran for the position of Minority Whip in 1981, losing to Trent Lott. Shuster chaired the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure from 1995 to 2001. An automobile airbag, like this one in a crashed SEAT Ibiza car, deflates after 0. ... The Minority Whip is a member of the minority party in the U.S. House of Representatives who assists the Minority Leader in coordinating the party caucus in its responses to legislation and other matters. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Chester Trent Lott Jr. ... The U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure has jurisdiction over: Aviation Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management Railroads Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Highways, Transit, and Pipelines Water Resources and Environment A subcommittee represents each area of jurisdiction. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...


Shuster was frequently unopposed for re-election. His most notable challenger came in 1984 when Nancy Kulp, the actress who played Miss Jane Hathaway on The Beverly Hillbillies won the Democratic nomination. Kulp, a native of Pennsylvania, had returned to her home state upon her retirement from acting and received support from her friends in Hollywood. This prompted Shuster to recruit Kulp's Hillbillies co-star Buddy Ebsen, a Republican, to record radio spots declaring "Hey Nancy, I love you dearly but you're too liberal for me--I've got to go with Bud Shuster." Shuster would win with two-thirds of the vote and Kulp would never forgive Ebsen, complaining about it bitterly for the rest of her life. 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nancy Kulp (centre) in The Beverly Hillbillies with costars Max Baer, Jr. ... Main cast of The Beverly Hillbillies: Donna Douglas (Elly May), Irene Ryan (Granny), Max Baer, Jr. ... Buddy Ebsen as Jed Clampett Buddy Ebsen (April 2, 1908 – July 6, 2003) was an American actor, who is best-remembered for his role as Jed Clampett in the popular television series The Beverly Hillbillies. ...


During his time as chairman, Interstate 99 (named the "Bud Shuster Highway" by Governor Robert Casey) was commissioned and numerous other transportation projects were funded. When the transporation authorization bill known by its initials as "BESTEA" was under consideration, his fellow members joked the letters stood for the "Bud E. Shuster Transporation for All Eternity Act" for its many "pork barrel" projects. Interstate 99 (abbreviated I-99) is a part of the U.S. Interstate highway system. ... Robert P. Casey Robert Patrick Casey, Sr. ...


When the Republican party refused to waive their term limit of six years as a committee chairman, Shuster resigned from Congress on February 3, 2001, and was succeeded by his son Bill, elected in a special election that May. February 3 is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... William Bill Shuster (b. ...

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External link

Ethics Committee complaint (1996)


This article incorporates facts obtained from the public domain Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... The Biographical Directory of the United States Congress is a biographical dictionary of all members of both houses of the United States Congress, past and present. ...


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Bud Shuster - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (398 words)
Elmer Greinert "Bud" Shuster (born January 23, 1932) is an American politician who represented Pennsylvania in the United States House of Representatives as a Republican from 1972 to 2001.
Shuster was born in Glassport, Pennsylvania, Shuster received his B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh in 1954, an M.B.A. from Duquesne University in 1960, and a Ph.D. from American University in 1967.
In Congress, Shuster was one of the opponents of the Automobile Airbag and ran for the position of Minority Whip in 1981, losing to Trent Lott.
Encyclopedia: Bud Shuster (1624 words)
When the Republican party refused to waive their term limit of six years as a committee chairman, Shuster resigned from Congress on February 3, 2001, and was succeeded by his son Bill, elected in a special election that May. February 3 is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar.
The term Unknown is used in a number of contexts: To indicate the lack of knowledge To refer to anonymity In mathematics, as a noun, the unknowns of an equation are the quantities (or variables) which are solutions of it Unknown is the title of a fantasy magazine published from...
Shuster served in the (The army of the United States of America; organizes and trains soldiers for land warfare) United States Army from 1954 to 1956.
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