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Encyclopedia > Dennis Moore
Dennis Moore
Dennis Moore

Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kansas's 3rd district
Incumbent
Assumed office 
January 6, 1999
Preceded by Vince Snowbarger
Succeeded by Incumbent

Born November 08, 1945 (1945-11-08) (age 61)
Anthony, Kansas
Political party Democratic
Spouse Stephene Moore
Religion Non-denominational Protestant

Dennis Moore (born November 8, 1945), is an American politician, and a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1999, representing Kansas's 3rd congressional district[1]. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1200x1495, 195 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Dennis Moore List of members of the 110th United States Congress ... The United States House of Representatives (or simply the House) is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress; the other is the Senate. ... Official language(s) English[2] Capital Topeka Largest city Wichita Area  Ranked 15th  - Total 82,277 sq mi (213,096 km²)  - Width 211 miles (340 km)  - Length 417 miles (645 km)  - % water 0. ... District 3 for the United States House of Representatives in the state of Kansas is a congressional district in eastern Kansas. ... For the ecclesiastical office, see Incumbent (ecclesiastical). ... is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... Vincent K. Snowbarger (born September 16, 1949) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Kansas. ... November 8 is the 312th day of the year (313th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 53 days remaining. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... Anthony is a city located in Harper County, Kansas. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      Further information: Politics of the United States#Organization of American political parties The Democratic... Protestantism is a general grouping of denominations within Christianity. ... is the 312th day of the year (313th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      Further information: Politics of the United States#Organization of American political parties The Democratic... The United States House of Representatives (or simply the House) is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress; the other is the Senate. ... This article is about the year. ... District 3 for the United States House of Representatives in the state of Kansas is a congressional district in eastern Kansas. ...

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Biography

Moore was born in 1945 in Anthony, Kansas. He attended the University of Kansas, and Southern Methodist University(Never received a degree) and received a Juris Doctor degree from Washburn University. He served in the U.S. Army before becoming Assistant Attorney General of Kansas. After a period in private practice, he was elected District Attorney in Johnson County, serving in that capacity from 1977 to 1989. Anthony is a city located in Harper County, Kansas. ... The University of Kansas (often referred to as KU) is an institution of higher learning in Lawrence, Kansas. ... Dallas Hall at Dedman College at SMU The Laura Lee Blanton Hall during a rare snow storm Southern Methodist University (commonly SMU) is a private, coeducational university in University Park, Texas (an enclave of Dallas). ... Doctor of Law, Doctor of Jurisprudence, or Juris Doctor (abbreviated J.D. or JD, from the Latin, Teacher of Law) is a professional degree in law offered by universities in a number of countries. ... Washburn University, located in Topeka, Kansas, provides broadly-based liberal arts and professional education through more than 200 certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master’s and juris doctor programs through the College of Arts and Sciences and the Schools of Law, Business, Nursing and Applied Studies. ... The United States Army is the largest and oldest branch of the armed forces of the United States. ... In most common law jurisdictions, the Attorney General is the main legal adviser to the government, and in some jurisdictions may in addition have executive responsibility for law enforcement or responsibility for public prosecutions. ... Johnson County (standard abbreviation: JO) is a county located in the state of Kansas. ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ...


He was first elected to the United States House in 1998 defeating the Republican incumbent, Vince Snowbarger. In 2004, Moore defeated law professor Kris Kobach in the general election. Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Vincent K. Snowbarger (born September 16, 1949) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Kansas. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kris Kobach (born March 26, 1966 in Madison, WI) is an American Law Professor and Politician who ran for Congress in the 3rd Congressional District of Kansas. ...


In the 2006 Congressional Election, Moore successfully defended his seat against Republican Chuck Ahner, winning by a much larger margin than he had in the past. Moore, a Blue Dog Democrat since coming to Congress, is the policy co-chair for the Blue Dogs in the 110th Congress. Moore is also a member of the New Democrat Coalition. The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States of America, along with the Democratic Party. ... Chuck Ahner is the Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at PNC Bank and is the Republican candidate for U.S. Congress in Kansas 3rd congressional district. ... Blue Dog Democrats are a group of 44 non-centrist, right wing house members who often defy the progressives and centrists within their own party. ... The New Democrat Coalition is an organization within the United States House of Representatives, currently chaired by Representatives Jim Davis of Florida, Ron Kind of Wisconsin, and Adam Smith of Washington. ...


In August 2007, Republican state senator Nick Jordan of Shawnee announced he would challenge Moore for the 3rd District seat in 2008.


Election history[2]

Vincent K. Snowbarger (born September 16, 1949) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Kansas. ... Phillip D. Kline (known as Phill Kline) (born December 31, 1959) is the current Attorney General of Kansas, U.S., a position he has held since January 2003. ... Kris Kobach (born March 26, 1966 in Madison, WI) is an American Law Professor and Politician who ran for Congress in the 3rd Congressional District of Kansas. ... Chuck Ahner is the Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at PNC Bank and is the Republican candidate for U.S. Congress in Kansas 3rd congressional district. ...

Congressional committees

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Environmental record

The environmental watchdog group League of Conservation Voters has given Moore a score of 92% for 2006, citing pro-environment votes on eleven out of twelve issues deemed critical by the organization. The League praised Moore for supporting right-to-know legislation regarding the Toxics Release Inventory program, the Clean Water Act, and energy and weatherization assistance for low-income families, as well as for opposing oil drilling offshore and in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, opposing salvage logging, opposing logging roads in Alaska's Tongass National Forest, and for opposing measures designed to expedite the production of new oil refineries.[4] The League of Conservation Voters is an American environmentalist lobby. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Right to know is the legal principle that the individual has the right to know the chemicals to which they may be exposed in their daily living. ... The Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) is a publicly available database from the EPA that contains information on toxic chemical releases and other waste management activities reported annually by certain covered industry groups as well as federal facilities. ... The Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. Â§ 1251, et seq. ... Weatherization (American English) or weatherproofing (British English) is the practice of protecting a building and its interior from the elements, particularly from sunlight, precipitation, and wind, and of modifying a building to reduce energy consumption and optimize energy efficiency. ... An oil well is a laymans term for any perforation through the Earths surface designed to find and release both petroleum oil and gas hydrocarbons. ... Offshore drilling typically refers to the act of extracting resources, primarily oil, in an ocean or lake. ... The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) covers 19,049,236 acres (79,318 km²) in northeastern Alaska, in the North Slope region. ... A branch Forest Service Road in steep terrain. ... At 17 million acres (69,000 km²), the Tongass National Forest in southeastern Alaska is the largest national forest in the United States. ... View of Shell Oil Refinery in Martinez, California. ...


References

  1. ^ KS-03 Demographics, Washington Post
  2. ^ Kansas Election Results
  3. ^ Washington Post KS-03 Race Overview, 2006
  4. ^ League of Conservation Voters 2006 Scorecard

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Preceded by
Vince Snowbarger
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kansas's 3rd congressional district

1999 – present
Incumbent

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Dennis Moore - Congresspedia (586 words)
Dennis Moore is a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives representing the 3rd Congressional District of Kansas since 1999.
Moore was born November 8, 1945 in Anthony, Kansas.
Moore is also a member of the Blue Dog Coalition, a House coalition of moderate-to-conservative Democrats.
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