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  Gramm, Phil
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AffiliationRepublican  
  1996-01-01  
 
NamePhil Gramm
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College Station, Texas , United States
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Born July 08, 1942 (77 years)
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifedRBH
May 25, 2016 05:03pm
Tags Conservative - Pro Free Trade - Pro-Bush Tax Cuts - Married - Episcopalian -
InfoName: William Philip ("Phil") Gramm

Born: July 8, 1942; Fort Benning, Georgia

Religious Affiliation: Episcopalian

Family:

Wife: Wendy Lee Gramm, born January 9, 1945; Waialua, Hawaii. B.A., Wellesley College; Ph.D., Northwestern University in Economics. Distinguished Senior Fellow and Director of the Regulatory Studies Program of the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia.

Children: Marshall Kenneth Gramm, Jefferson Philip Gramm

B.B.A., Economics, 1965, University of Georgia

Ph.D., Economics, 1967, University of Georgia

U.S. Congressman, 6th Congressional District of Texas, elected 1978, 1980 and 1982. Resigned from Congress on January 5, 1983 and re-elected on February 12, 1983 as the first Republican in the history of the 6th Congressional District of Texas. (Only Member of Congress in the 20th Century to resign from Congress and successfully seek re-election as a member of another party.) Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, Budget Committee and Veterans Affairs Committee.

U.S. Senator from Texas, elected 1984, 1990, 1996. Chairman, Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs; Chairman, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, State and the Judiciary of the Senate Appropriations Committee; Chairman, Subcommittee on Health Care of the Senate Committee on Finance; Member, Senate Budget Committee; Member, Senate Committee on Agriculture; Member, Senate Committee on Armed Services.


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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jul 10, 2008 12:00pm Statement McCain adviser talks of 'mental recession'  Article RP 
May 28, 2008 02:00pm Commentary Foreclosure Phil  Article RP 
Dec 03, 2004 12:00am Commentary Molly Ivins: Mr. Charm for secretary of the treasury  Article RP 

DISCUSSION
Importance? 10.00000 Average

FAMILY
Wife Wendy Lee Gramm 00, 0000-

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  11/05/1996 TX US Senate Won 54.78% (+10.84%)
  07/25/1996 US President - R Convention Lost 0.10% (-97.52%)
  07/07/1996 US President - R Primaries Lost 0.47% (-58.35%)
  03/26/1996 US President - LBT Primaries Lost 0.01% (-51.39%)
  03/26/1996 WA US President - I Primary Lost 0.37% (-50.71%)
  03/12/1996 TX US Senate - R Primary Won 85.01% (+77.35%)
  02/20/1996 NH US Vice President - R Primary Lost 5.29% (-20.51%)
  02/06/1996 LA US President - R Caucus Lost 42.05% (-2.29%)
  08/19/1995 Iowa GOP Presidential Straw Poll Won 24.38% (+0.00%)
  01/03/1991 NRSC Chairman Won 60.47% (+20.93%)
  11/06/1990 TX US Senate Won 60.24% (+22.82%)
  11/06/1984 TX US Senate Won 58.55% (+17.10%)
  05/05/1984 TX US Senate - R Primary Won 73.25% (+56.79%)
  02/12/1983 TX District 6 Special Won 55.27% (+15.70%)
  11/02/1982 TX District 6 Won 94.54% (+89.08%)
  05/01/1982 TX District 6 - D Primary Won 61.64% (+33.29%)
  11/04/1980 TX District 6 Won 70.88% (+41.75%)
  11/07/1978 TX District 6 Won 65.10% (+30.20%)
  06/03/1978 TX District 6 - D Runoff Won 52.89% (+5.77%)
  05/06/1978 TX District 6 - D Primary Won 26.84% (+0.00%)
  05/01/1976 TX US Senate - D Primary Lost 28.04% (-35.63%)
ENDORSEMENTS
TX District 13 - R Runoff - Jul 14, 2020 R Josh Winegarner
TX District 23 - R Runoff - Jul 14, 2020 R Tony Gonzales
US President - R Primaries - Jun 26, 2012 R Rick Perry
TX Governor - R Primary - Mar 02, 2010 R Kay Bailey Hutchison
US President - R Primaries - Jun 03, 2008 R John McCain
Second Circuit Court Judge - Oct 02, 1998 NPA Reject
TX District 14 - R Runoff - Apr 09, 1996 R Greg Laughlin
TX District 14 - R Primary - Mar 12, 1996 R Greg Laughlin
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Jul 29, 1994 D Stephen G. Breyer
U.S. Surgeon General - Sep 07, 1993 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 03, 1993 D Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 15, 1991 R Clarence Thomas
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 02, 1990 R David Souter
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Feb 03, 1988 R Anthony M. Kennedy
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 23, 1987 R Robert H. Bork
US Ambassador to Mozambique - Sep 11, 1987 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R William H. Rehnquist
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R Antonin Scalia
TX US President - Nov 02, 1976 R Gerald R. Ford
US President - D Convention - Jul 15, 1976 D Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown, Jr.
US President National Vote - Nov 03, 1964 R Barry M. Goldwater