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Tom Strickland is an attorney and politician in Colorado. Official language(s) English Capital Denver Largest city Denver Area  Ranked 8th  - Total 104,185 sq mi (269,837 km²)  - Width 280 miles (451 km)  - Length 380 miles (612 km)  - % water 0. ...


Born in Texas, Tom Strickland left the Lone Star State to attend college at LSU. He later returned, studying law at the University of Texas, where he graduated in 1977. Strickland got involved in politics early in life, volunteering for then-Colorado Governor Dick Lamm, and later becoming Lamm's director of policy and research and serving on two state transportation commissions. Official language(s) See: Languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 268,581 sq mi (695,622 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... Representation of a university class, 1350s. ... Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, or simply Louisiana State University or LSU is a public university located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and the main campus of the Louisiana State University System. ... The stela of King Hammurabi depicts the god Shamash revealing a code of laws to the king. ... The University of Texas System comprises fifteen educational institutions in Texas, of which nine are general academic universities, and six are health institutions. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... Politics is a process by which decisions are made within groups. ... Official language(s) English Capital Denver Largest city Denver Area  Ranked 8th  - Total 104,185 sq mi (269,837 km²)  - Width 280 miles (451 km)  - Length 380 miles (612 km)  - % water 0. ... A governor is a governing official, usually the executive (at least nominally, to different degrees also politically and administratively) of a non-sovereign level of government, ranking under the Head of state; furthermore the title applies to officials with a similar mandate as representatives of a chartered company which has... Richard Douglas Dick Lamm (born 1935 in Madison, Wisconsin) is an American politician and lawyer. ... A policy is a plan of action to guide decisions and actions. ... Research is often described as an active, diligent, and systematic process of inquiry aimed at discovering, interpreting and revising facts. ... An agency is a department of a local or national government responsible for the oversight and administration of a specific function, such as a customs agency or a space agency. ...


In 1984, Strickland accepted a position at Brownstein, Hyatt & Farber, a Denver law firm known for its political connections, where he eventually became partner. After the 1996 campaign, Strickland returned to his law practice. In 1999, President Clinton appointed him US Attorney for Colorado -- a position he held until 2001, when President Bush took office. 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article refers to the state capital of Colorado. ... A law firm is a business entity formed by one or more lawyers to engage in the practice of law. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Order: 42nd President Term of Office: January 20, 1993–January 20, 2001 Preceded by: George H. W. Bush Succeeded by: George W. Bush Date of birth: August 19, 1946 Place of birth: Hope, Arkansas Date of death: Place of death: First Lady: Hillary Rodham Clinton Political party: Democratic Vice... United States Attorneys represent the U.S. federal government in United States district court. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... President Bush can refer to two different Presidents of the United States: George H. W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States, 1989 - 1993. ...


In 1996, Strickland was the Democratic candidate for United States Senate, losing narrowly to Wayne Allard. In 2002, Strickland was again the Democratic nominee, when he lost by an even narrower margin. 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Democracy is a form of government under which the power to alter the laws and structures of government lies, ultimately, with the citizenry. ... Look up Candidate in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Seal of the U.S. 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. ... Alan Wayne Allard (born December 2, 1943) is a United States Senator from Colorado and a member of the Republican Party. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Nomination is part of the process of selecting a candidate for either election to an office, or the bestowing of an honor or award. ...


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Online NewsHour: The Colorado Senate Race -- Tom Strickland Biography (685 words)
Strickland got involved in politics early in life, volunteering for then-Colorado Gov. Dick Lamm, and later becoming Lamm's director of policy and research and serving on two state transportation commissions.
Strickland is working hard to counter the Global Crossing connections and the accusations that he is too liberal for moderate Colorado.
Strickland maintains he is the "green" candidate in the Senate race.
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