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Rep. Russ Carnahan and Family
Rep. Russ Carnahan and Family

Russ Carnahan (born July 10, 1958) is an American politician and a member of the Democratic party from the state of Missouri. He was elected to the United States House of Representatives in November 2004 to represent the Third Congressional District of Missouri after narrowly defeating political activist Jeff Smith in the Democratic primary. (map) Image File history File links Carnahan_Family_Picture. ... Image File history File links Carnahan_Family_Picture. ... July 10 is the 191st day (192nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 174 days remaining. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... State nickname: The Show Me State Official languages English Capital Jefferson City Largest city Kansas City (largest metropolitan area is Saint Louis) Governor Matt Blunt (R) Senators Kit Bond (R) Jim Talent (R) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 21st 69,709 mi²; 180,693 km² 1. ... 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. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jeff Smith can refer to: Jeff Smith, TV chef. ...


Born in Columbia, Missouri, Carnahan is the son of the late Mel Carnahan, a former Missouri governor, and Jean Carnahan, a former U.S. senator. His sister, Robin Carnahan was elected as Missouri's Secretary of State in 2004. Russ Carnahan received a bachelor's degree and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Missouri - Columbia, and served in the Missouri House of Representatives from 2000 to 2005. He took his seat in the U.S. House of Representatives at the start of the 109th United States Congress on January 4, 2005. Melvin Eugene Mel Carnahan (February 11, 1934 – October 16, 2000) was an American politician who was Governor of Missouri from 1993 to 2000. ... Senator Jean Carnahan, D-Missouri, who served in the Senate from 2001-2002 Jean Carnahan (born December 20, 1933) was a member of the United States Senate from 2001 to 2002. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... Robin Carnahan Robin Carnahan is an American politician and the current Secretary of State of Missouri. ... In several countries, Secretary of State is a senior government position. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Law School. ... The University of Missouri–Columbia, (abbreviated MU and nicknamed Mizzou) is an institution of higher learning located in Columbia, Missouri, USA. Columbia is the flagship campus in the University of Missouri System with approximately 27,000 students. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The 109th United States Congress is the current meeting of the United States legislature, comprised of the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate. ... January 4 is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Carnahan defeated Republican candidate William Federer for the open seat in the U.S. House. The Third District, part of greater St. Louis, had previously been represented by longtime Democratic congressman and former House Minority Leader Dick Gephardt, who announced in 2004 that he would not be seeking re-election to the House of Representatives. 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. ... The Gateway Arch, shown here behind the Old Courthouse, is the most recognizable part of the St. ... The Minority Leader of the United States House of Representatives serves as floor leader of the opposition party, and is the minority counterpart to the Majority Leader of the United States House of Representatives. ... Richard Andrew Gephardt (born January 31, 1941) served as a U.S. Representative from Missouri from January 3, 1977, until January 3, 2005. ...


External links

  • Congressman Carnahan's Official Website
  • Congressman Carnahan's Campaign Website



Preceded by:
Dick Gephardt (D)
U.S. Representative
Missouri 3
Followed by:
Incumbent
Missouri Congressional Delegation serving in the 109th United States Congress
Senators Christopher Bond (R), James Talent (R)
Representative(s) William Lacy Clay, Jr. (D), W. Todd Akin (R), Russ Carnahan (D), Ike Skelton (D), Emanuel Cleaver (D), Sam Graves (R), Roy Blunt (R), Jo Ann Emerson (R), Kenny Hulshof (R)

Current Delegations: AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY | AS DC GU PR VI Richard Andrew Gephardt (born January 31, 1941) served as a U.S. Representative from Missouri from January 3, 1977, until January 3, 2005. ... 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. ... State flag of Missouri. ... These are tables of congressional delegations from Missouri to the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives. ... The 109th United States Congress is the current meeting of the United States legislature, comprised of the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... Christopher Samuel Kit Bond (born March 6, 1939 in St. ... James Matthes Jim Talent (born October 18, 1956) is an American politician, the junior Senator from Missouri. ... 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. ... William Lacy Clay, Jr. ... W. Todd Akin (born July 5, 1947), American politician, has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives since 2001, representing the Second Congressional District of Missouri. ... Rep. ... The Reverend Emanuel Cleaver, II (born October 26, 1944) is a United Methodist pastor and American Democratic politician from the state of Missouri. ... Samuel Graves (b. ... 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Russ Carnahan (born July 10, 1958) is an American politician and a member of the Democratic party from the state of Missouri.
Born in Columbia, Missouri, Carnahan is the son of the late Mel Carnahan, a former Missouri governor, and Jean Carnahan, a former U.S. senator.
Russ Carnahan received a bachelor's degree and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Missouri - Columbia, and served in the Missouri House of Representatives from 2000 to 2005.
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