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  Kyl, Jon
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AffiliationRepublican  
 
NameJon Kyl
Address3900 East Camelback, Suite 200
Phoenix, Arizona 85018, United States
EmailNone
Website [Link]
Born April 25, 1942
Died Still Living (71 years)
ContributorSir Liberal
Last ModifiedBarack O-blame-a
Feb 24, 2013 09:51pm
Tags Conservative - Anti Embryonic Stem Cell Research - Anti-Affirmative Action - Anti-Gay Marriage - Pro Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Pro Free Trade - Pro- gun - Pro-Bush Tax Cuts - Pro-Life - Married - Episcopalian -
InfoJon Llewellyn Kyl
Jon Kyl was elected to the U.S. Senate from Arizona in 1994 and re-elected in 2000, after having served four terms in the U.S. House of Representatives. He serves on the Senate’s Finance Committee, where he chairs the Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight, and on the Judiciary Committee, where he chairs the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Technology and Homeland Security. As chairman of the Senate Republican Policy Committee, he is one of six members of the Senate Republican Leadership.

Among recent accomplishments and legislative efforts, Kyl has:

Led efforts to increase funding for border security and to reimburse states for the cost of providing federally mandated health care to undocumented immigrants and incarcerating criminal aliens;

Served as the driving force behind the landmark Arizona Water Settlements Act;

Won passage of legislation to establish the Ecological Restoration Institute at Northern Arizona University, and to expand Arizona’s Petrified Forest National Park;

Won passage of a historic bill guaranteeing the rights of crime victims; and

Introduced legislation to make permanent President Bush’s tax cuts of 2001 and 2003.

Before his public service, Kyl practiced law at Jennings, Strouss & Salmon in Phoenix. In 1985 he served as chairman of the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce.

Born in Oakland, Nebraska, Kyl received both his bachelor’s and law degrees from the University of Arizona. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa and was editor-in-chief of the Arizona Law Review. He and his wife Caryll have two children, Kristine Kyl Gavin and John Kyl, and four grandchildren.

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JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
02/17/2012-02/19/2012 Public Policy Polling (D) 48.00% ( 7.0) 40.00% ( 4.0) 12.00% ( 2.0)
11/17/2011-11/20/2011 Public Policy Polling (D) 41.00% ( 1.0) 44.00% ( 2.0) 14.00% ( 1.0)
04/28/2011-05/01/2011 Public Policy Polling (D) 42.00% ( 5.0) 46.00% ( 6.0) 13.00% ( 0.0)
01/28/2011-01/30/2011 Public Policy Polling (D) 47.00% ( 0.0) 40.00% ( 1.0) 13.00% ( 1.0)
10/23/2010-10/24/2010 Public Policy Polling (D) 47.00% ( 12.0) 39.00% ( 0.0) 14.00% ( 3.0)
04/23/2010-04/25/2010 Public Policy Polling (D) 35.00% ( 0.0) 39.00% ( 0.0) 11.00% ( 0.0)
01/07/2010-01/22/2010 Behavior Research Center 35.00% ( 2.0) 45.00% ( 6.0) 20.00% ( 4.0)
11/12/2007-11/15/2007 Behavior Research Center 37.00% ( 10.0) 39.00% ( 9.0) 24.00% ( 1.0)
06/09/2006-06/11/2006 Survey USA 45.00% ( 1.0) 43.00% ( 4.0) 11.00% ( 1.0)
05/12/2006-05/14/2006 Survey USA 44.00% ( 1.0) 47.00% ( 5.0) 10.00% ( 3.0)

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Sep 08, 2011 12:10pm Statement Kyl threatens to quit supercommittee over further defense cuts  Article RP 
Apr 08, 2011 08:30pm Blog Entry Jon Kyl Is Sorry If He Gave Anyone The Impression That The Things He Says In Public Are Factual   Article Brandon 
Jun 22, 2010 12:25pm News Obama and Senator Differ on Narrative of Meeting  Article Brandon 
Feb 25, 2010 12:05pm General Kyl Threatens To Block Unemployment Benefits To Push Tax Cut For Multi-Millionaires   Article RP 
Jun 01, 2007 11:00am News Kyl draws ire of open government backers  Article The Sunset Provision 
Apr 14, 2006 06:45pm Profile America's Best Senators - Jon Kyl: The Operator  Article Monsieur 

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FAMILY
Father John H. Kyl 1919-2002

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  11/06/2010 US Senate Assistant Minority Leader Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/18/2008 US Senate Assistant Minority Leader Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  12/06/2007 US Senate Assistant Minority Leader Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/15/2006 US Senate Republican Conference Chairman Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/2006 AZ US Senate Won 53.34% (+9.84%)
  09/12/2006 AZ US Senate - R Primary Won 99.95% (+99.90%)
  01/03/2005 Republican Policy Committee Chairman Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/2000 AZ US Senate Won 79.32% (+71.50%)
  09/12/2000 AZ Senate- R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/1994 AZ US Senate Won 53.71% (+14.16%)
  09/13/1994 AZ US Senate - R Primary Won 99.04% (+98.10%)
  11/03/1992 AZ District 4 Won 59.20% (+32.48%)
  09/08/1992 AZ - District 04 - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1990 AZ District 4 Won 61.34% (+22.68%)
  11/08/1988 AZ District 4 Won 87.14% (+74.29%)
  11/04/1986 AZ District 4 Won 64.58% (+29.15%)
  09/09/1986 AZ District 4 - R Primary Won 59.43% (+31.29%)
ENDORSEMENTS
AZ District 05 - R Primary - Aug 28, 2012 R Kirk Adams
AZ US Senate - R Primary - Aug 28, 2012 R Jeff Flake
AZ District 06 - R Primary - Aug 28, 2012 R Ben Quayle
UT US Senate - R Primary - Jun 26, 2012 R Orrin G. Hatch
US Secretary of Commerce - Oct 20, 2011 NPA Reject
Solicitor General of the United States - Jun 06, 2011 D Donald B. Verrilli, Jr.
AZ GOP Chairman - Jan 22, 2011 R Ron Carmichael
AZ District 08 - R Primary - Aug 24, 2010 R Jonathan Paton
AZ US Senate - R Primary - Aug 24, 2010 R John McCain
FL US Senate - R Primary - Aug 24, 2010 D Charlie Crist
AZ Governor - R Primary - Aug 24, 2010 R Jan Brewer
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 05, 2010 NPA Reject
CA US Senate - R Primary - Jun 08, 2010 R Carly Fiorina
NV US Senate - R Primary - Jun 08, 2010 R Sue Lowden
Proposition 100 - Arizona Sales Tax Increase - May 18, 2010 NO No
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 06, 2009 NPA Reject
Solicitor General of the United States - Mar 19, 2009 D Elena Kagan
US Secretary of Labor - Feb 24, 2009 NPA Reject
US Attorney General - Feb 02, 2009 D Eric Holder
AZ-2008-Proposition 102 (Marriage Protection Amendment) - Nov 04, 2008 YES Yes
AZ US President - R Primary - Feb 05, 2008 R John McCain
US President - R Primaries - Jun 03, 2008 R John McCain
AZ-2006-Proposition 107 (Protect Marriage Arizona) - Nov 07, 2006 YES Yes
AZ State Senate 08 - R Primary - Sep 12, 2006 R Carolyn S. Allen
US House Majority Leader - Feb 02, 2006 R John Shadegg
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Jan 31, 2006 R Samuel A. Alito, Jr.
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Sep 29, 2005 R John G. Roberts, Jr.
Maricopa County Attorney - R Primary - Sep 07, 2004 R Andrew Pacheco
AZ US President - R Primary - Feb 22, 2000 R John McCain
US President - R Primaries - Jul 01, 2000 R John McCain
Second Circuit Court Judge - Oct 02, 1998 NPA Reject