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  Leach, James A. S. "Jim"
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AffiliationRepublican  
<-  2005-01-03  
 
NameJames A. S. "Jim" Leach
Address4810 Rapid Creek Rd
Iowa City, Iowa , United States
EmailNone
Website [Link]
Born October 15, 1942
Died Still Living (72 years)
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last Modifedev
Feb 19, 2013 12:00am
Tags Caucasian - Moderate - Moderate-to-Conservative - Anti Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Anti Marijuana Legalization - Anti School Vouchers - Anti-Labor - Health Care Reform - Pro Embryonic Stem Cell Research - Pro Environment - Pro Free Trade - Pro-Affirmative Action - Pro-Bush Tax Cuts - Pro-Capital Punishment - Pro-Civil Unions - Pro-Gun control - Pro-Missile Defense - Pro-Social Security Privatization - Married - Christian - Episcopalian - Protestant - Straight -
InfoRepresentative from Iowa; born in Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, October 15, 1942; attended the public schools of Davenport, Iowa; B.A., Princeton University, Princeton. N.J., 1964; M.A., School of Advanced International Studies of Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C., 1966; London School of Economics, 1966-1968; staff, United States Representative Donald Rumsfeld of Illinois, 1965-1966; foreign service officer, United States Department of State, 1968-1969; special assistant to director, Office of Economic Opportunity, 1969-1970; member, Delegation to Geneva Disarmament Conference and United Nations General Assembly, 1971-1972; business executive; United Nations Conference on Natural Resources, 1975; member, United States Advisory Commission on International Education and Cultural Affairs, 1975; director, Federal Home Loan Bank Board, 1975-1976; delegate, Iowa State Republican conventions 1974, 1976; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-fifth and to the thirteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1977-present); chair, Committee on Banking and Financial Services (One Hundred Fourth through One Hundred Sixth Congresses).


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Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Aug 25, 2008 01:00am News Surprise GOP Speaker at Dem Convention: Jim Leach  Article karin1492 
Aug 12, 2008 09:00am Endorsement Jim Leach endorsing Obama  Article Sarnstrom 
Nov 23, 2006 02:00pm Commentary Class act Leach bowed out gracefully  Article COSDem 
Apr 18, 2005 01:00pm News Jim Leach breaks from GOP on DeLay  Article ArmyDem 

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  11/07/2006 IA - District 02 Lost 48.53% (-2.85%)
  06/06/2006 IA District 02 - R Primary Won 98.97% (+97.93%)
  11/02/2004 IA - District 02 Won 58.92% (+19.77%)
  11/05/2002 IA District 2 Won 52.19% (+6.45%)
  11/07/2000 IA District 1 Won 61.79% (+25.73%)
  06/06/2000 IA District 1-R Primary Won 99.25% (+98.50%)
  11/03/1998 IA District 1 Won 56.54% (+14.29%)
  01/07/1997 US House Speaker Lost 0.46% (-49.65%)
  11/05/1996 IA District 1 Won 52.84% (+7.21%)
  06/04/1996 IA District 01 - R Primary Won 99.36% (+98.72%)
  11/08/1994 IA District 1 Won 60.20% (+22.34%)
  06/07/1994 IA District 1-R Primary Won 99.27% (+98.55%)
  11/03/1992 IA District 1 Won 68.13% (+36.91%)
  06/02/1992 IA District 1-R Primary Won 99.69% (+99.39%)
  11/06/1990 IA District 01 Won 99.83% (+99.67%)
  11/08/1988 IA District 1 Won 60.71% (+22.33%)
  11/04/1986 IA District 1 Won 66.38% (+32.75%)
  11/06/1984 IA District 1 Won 66.77% (+33.54%)
  11/02/1982 IA District 1 Won 59.21% (+18.41%)
  06/08/1982 IA District 1-R Primary Won 99.96% (+99.92%)
  11/04/1980 IA District 1 Won 64.07% (+29.19%)
  06/03/1980 IA District 1-R Primary Won 99.92% (+99.85%)
  11/07/1978 IA District 1 Won 63.46% (+27.71%)
  06/06/1978 IA District 01-R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1976 IA District 01 Won 51.94% (+4.11%)
  06/01/1976 IA District 01-R Primary Won 99.99% (+99.98%)
  11/05/1974 IA District 01 Lost 45.64% (-8.72%)
  06/04/1974 IA District 01-R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
IA US President - Nov 04, 2008 D Barack Obama
IA - District 02 - Nov 04, 2008 D Dave Loebsack
US House Majority Leader - Feb 02, 2006 R Roy Blunt
US House Speaker - Jan 07, 1997 R Robert H. Michel