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  Kohl, Herb
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameHerb Kohl
Address310 West Wisconsin Avenue Suite 950
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203, United States
Emailsenator_kohl@kohl.senate.gov
Websitehttp://kohl.senate.gov
Born February 07, 1935
Died Still Living (79 years)
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedHomegrown Democrat
Apr 03, 2013 02:04pm
Tags Caucasian - Jewish - Liberal - Anti Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Anti School Vouchers - Anti-Bush Tax Cuts (Pro-Tax Cut Rollback) - Anti-Death Penalty - Anti-Social Security Privatization - Health Care Reform - Pro Environment - Pro-Affirmative Action - Pro-Choice - Pro-Gay Marriage - Pro-Gun control - Pro-Labor - Single - U.S. Army - Judaism - Disputed -
Info Herb Kohl was elected to the Senate in 1988 and re-elected to a third six-year term in 2000. Kohl was born and raised in Milwaukee, where he attended public school. He earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1956 and a masters degree in business administration from Harvard University in 1958. Kohl served in the Army Reserve from 1958 to 1964.

Before coming to the Senate, Kohl helped build his family-owned business, Kohl's grocery and department stores. He served as President from 1970 through the sale of the corporation in 1979. In 1985 he bought the Milwaukee Bucks to ensure the basketball team remained in Milwaukee and is recognized as an avid sportsman.


JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
09/18/2012-09/19/2012 Public Policy Polling (D) 47.00% ( 1.0) 35.00% ( 1.0) 17.00% ( 1.0)
08/16/2012-08/19/2012 Public Policy Polling (D) 48.00% ( 6.0) 36.00% ( 8.0) 16.00% ( 1.0)
02/23/2012-02/26/2012 Public Policy Polling (D) 54.00% ( 4.0) 28.00% ( 3.0) 17.00% ( 2.0)
08/12/2011-08/14/2011 Public Policy Polling (D) 50.00% ( 0.0) 31.00% ( 1.0) 19.00% ( 1.0)
02/24/2011-02/27/2011 Public Policy Polling (D) 50.00% ( 0.0) 30.00% ( 5.0) 20.00% ( 5.0)
12/10/2010-12/12/2010 Public Policy Polling (D) 50.00% ( 9.0) 35.00% ( 5.0) 15.00% ( 3.0)
10/26/2010-10/28/2010 Public Policy Polling (D) 41.00% ( 4.0) 40.00% ( 0.0) 18.00% ( 3.0)
10/24/2010-10/24/2010 Public Policy Polling (D) 45.00% ( 2.0) 40.00% ( 6.0) 15.00% ( 4.0)
06/26/2010-06/27/2010 Public Policy Polling (D) 47.00% ( 1.0) 34.00% ( 2.0) 19.00% ( 1.0)
03/20/2010-03/21/2010 Public Policy Polling (D) 46.00% ( 0.0) 36.00% ( 0.0) 18.00% ( 0.0)

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Dec 13, 2012 08:25pm Speech Thank you.  Article Homegrown Democrat 
May 09, 2011 06:40pm Analysis Sen. Herb Kohl says he’s never done any negative campaigning  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Mar 13, 2011 07:00pm General Democratic leaders confident Kohl will run for re-election in 2012  Article Forwardista 
Jan 29, 2011 08:00am Proposed Legislation Kohl introduces first bills for 112th Congress  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Sep 16, 2010 05:30am Profile Madison360: Kohl is of another time, and that’s a good thing  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Apr 13, 2009 07:00pm General Centrist Democrats hold Senate clout   Article Brandon 
Feb 23, 2006 10:00pm General Anti-war activists storm Kohl campaign event  Article Forwardista 
Jun 29, 2003 12:00am News Kohl holds onto Bucks  Article Mr. Politics 

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RACES
  11/06/2010 Aging (Select Committee) Chairperson Won 52.38% (+4.76%)
  11/07/2006 WI US Senate Won 67.31% (+37.83%)
  09/12/2006 WI US Senate - D Primary Won 85.66% (+71.42%)
  11/07/2000 WI US Senate Won 61.54% (+24.51%)
  09/12/2000 WI US Senate- D Primary Won 89.78% (+79.65%)
  11/08/1994 WI US Senate Won 58.29% (+17.61%)
  09/13/1994 WI US Senate- D Primary Won 89.61% (+79.35%)
  11/08/1988 WI US Senate Won 52.08% (+4.53%)
  09/13/1988 WI US Senate - D Primary Won 46.76% (+8.58%)
ENDORSEMENTS
WI US Senate - D Primary - Aug 14, 2012 D Tammy Baldwin
WI Governor - Recall - D Primary - May 08, 2012 D Tom Barrett
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 06, 2009 I Sonia Sotomayor
US Attorney General - Feb 02, 2009 D Eric Holder
CT US Senate - Nov 07, 2006 D Ned Lamont
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Jan 31, 2006 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Sep 29, 2005 R John G. Roberts, Jr.
US Attorney General - Jan 20, 2001 NPA Reject
Second Circuit Court Judge - Oct 02, 1998 I Sonia Sotomayor
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Jul 29, 1994 D Stephen G. Breyer
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 03, 1993 D Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 15, 1991 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 02, 1990 R David H. Souter
US Ambassador to Bahamas - Jul 08, 1989 NPA Reject
Majority Leader - Nov 29, 1988 D George J. Mitchell