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Encyclopedia > Jim Slattery

James Charles Slattery, born in Atchison, Kansas in 1948, is an American politician. Slattery earned a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Washburn University School of Law in 1974. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 19831995 in the Kansas delegation. Prior to his election to the Congress, Slattery served in the Kansas House of Representatives, as a reserve Army officer and founded a successful real estate company. Atchison is a city situated along the Missouri River in the eastern part of Atchison County, located in northeast Kansas, in the central United States. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Juris Doctor (Latin for Teacher of Law) or J.D. is a degree in law offered by universities in a number of countries. ... Washburn University is a mid-sized, open admission, four-year college in Topeka, Kansas. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... The House of Representatives is the larger of two houses that make up the U.S. Congress, the other being the United States Senate. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


Slattery served on the Energy & Commerce, Veterans' Affairs, Budget, and Banking Committees. He was a central player on many key issues, including environmental protection, health care, telecommunications, and budget cutting efforts. He worked to limit production of the B-2 bomber, and was the chief sponsor of the successful amendment to terminate spending on the Superconducting Super Collider in 1993. The B-2 Spirit, sometimes known as the B-2 Bomber, is an American multi_role stealth bomber capable of delivering both conventional and nuclear weapons. ... The Superconducting Super Collider (often abbreviated as SSC) was a ring particle accelerator which was planned to be built in the area around Waxahachie, Texas. ...


Slattery gained success as Democrat in a relatively conservative congressional district, Kansas's 2nd congressional district. He considered running for governor in 1990 against incumbent Gov. Mike Hayden, a unpopular governor following changes in property tax law. Slattery decided not to run in 1990, however, and Joan Finney became the first female governor of Kansas. The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... District 2 for the United States House of Representatives in the state of Kansas is a congressional district covering most of eastern Kansas. ... This article is about the year. ... Mike Hayden, (born March 16, 1944) is an American politician, former governor of Kansas, and current Secretary of the Kansas Wildlife and Parks Department. ... Joan Finney (February 12, 1925-July 28, 2001), Democratic Party U.S. politician, served as Governor of Kansas from 1991 to 1995. ...


Finney served one term as governor and Slattery decided to run for the open governorship in 1994, stepping down from Congress. However, he faced a popular Republican, Bill Graves. He lost, and his political career in Kansas effectively ended. 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ...



He currently resides in Virginia and is a partner in a Washington, D.C. law firm, Wiley Rein & Fielding LLP. Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  Ranked 35th  - Total 42,793 sq mi (110,862 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 430 miles (690 km)  - % water 7. ... Nickname: DC, The District Motto: Justitia Omnibus (Justice for All) Location of Washington, D.C., in relation to the states Maryland and Virginia Coordinates: Federal District District of Columbia Mayor Anthony A. Williams (D) City Council Chairperson: Linda W. Cropp (D) Ward 1: Jim Graham (D) Ward 2: Jack Evans... Wiley Rein & Fielding LLP is a Washington, DC law firm founded in 1983. ...


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