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McDonald promises systematic change at VA confirmation hearing

McDonald promises systematic change at VA confirmation hearing

WASHINGTON, July 22 (UPI) --Senators looked to the Veterans Affairs nominee, Robert McDonald, for answers as talks for a compromise to fix the troubled department have stalled.
Gabrielle Levy
Senate quickly passes VA access bill, could cost $50b a year

Senate quickly passes VA access bill, could cost $50b a year

WASHINGTON, June 11 (UPI) --The Senate pushed through a bill that will allow veterans to seek care outside the VA health system just after hammering out a compromise from opposing bills.
Gabrielle Levy
Miss. runoff leaves Republican donors in tough spot

Miss. runoff leaves Republican donors in tough spot

WASHINGTON, June 4 (UPI) --Sen. Thad Cochran and his challenger Chris McDaniel are heading for a runoff, extending the bruising campaign that has already cost millions for three weeks.
Gabrielle Levy
GOP senators call on VA Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign

GOP senators call on VA Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign

WASHINGTON, May 7 (UPI) -- GOP senators call on Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign days after the American Legion asked him to step down over VA scandals.
JC Sevcik
Seth Rogen shames senators who walked out on his Alzheimer's testimony

Seth Rogen shames senators who walked out on his Alzheimer's testimony

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Seth Rogen gave an impassioned, self-deprecating and heartfelt plea for Alzheimer's research funding on Capitol Hill Wednesday.
Kate Stanton

GOP filibuster kills bill to expand veterans benefits

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. Senate Republicans used a filibuster to prevent a vote on expanded veterans benefits after Democrats blocked efforts to add an amendment on Iran sanctions.
Senator blocks debate on sexual assault bill to vote on Iran sanctions

Senator blocks debate on sexual assault bill to vote on Iran sanctions

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., blocked debate on the military sexual assault bill so the Senate could vote on new sanctions against Iran.
Aileen Graef

GOP senators will try to delay individual mandate for health insurance

WASHINGTON, July 10 (UPI) -- Republicans said Wednesday they'll try to defund and delay in the Senate Appropriations Committee Obamacare provisions requiring individuals to buy insurance.
Markey, Gomez to face off for U.S. Senate seat in Massachusetts

Markey, Gomez to face off for U.S. Senate seat in Massachusetts

BOSTON, April 30 (UPI) -- Republican Gabriel Gomez and Democrat Edward Markey will vie for the seat of former U.S. Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., after both won primaries Tuesday.

Thousands of air delays loom as sequester cuts kick in

WASHINGTON, April 19 (UPI) -- Thousands of flights a day could be delayed or canceled at 13 major U.S. airports starting this weekend because of federal spending cuts, U.S. officials said.

House GOP to huddle on payroll tax cut

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- House Republicans called a Friday morning meeting on extending a U.S. payroll tax cut after 26 GOP senators joined 52 Democrats in blocking a GOP tax-cut bill.
Politics 2010: Kansans ready to stay true to red roots

Politics 2010: Kansans ready to stay true to red roots

Going into Tuesday's primary, Kansas is solidly in the red column and candidates trying to outdo each other in establishing their conservative credentials.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International

Woman shoots foot while hunting woodchuck

FERRYVILLE, Wis., June 19 (UPI) -- A Ferryville, Wis., woman shot herself in the foot with a .22-caliber rifle while hunting for a woodchuck in her vegetable garden, authorities said.

Visa change means fewer rural doctors

WASHINGTON, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Congressional changes to U.S. visa laws intended to help companies hire skilled workers have made it hard for rural areas to find doctors.

Grain caucus formed

WASHINGTON, March 29 (UPI) -- The North American Millers' Association has formed a bi-partisan House-Senate Congressional Grain Caucus to serve the industry's interest. The group announced Monday the caucus will be co-chaired by Reps. Jerry Moran, R-Kan. and Earl Pomeroy, D-N.D., and
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Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle (front L), Crawford County Sherrif Jerry Moran (front C) and State Adjutant General Brigadier General Don Dunbar (front R) hold a press conference in the flood damaged Village of Soldiers Grove, Wisconsin on June 11, 2008. Serious flooding throughout the state prompted the governor to declare a state of emergency, allowing Brigadier General Dunbar to activate National Guard troops to assist in the relief effort. (UPI Photo/U.S. Air National Guard/Master Sgt. Paul Gorman)
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Jerry Moran (born May 29, 1954) is the junior U.S. Senator from Kansas, serving since 2011. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Kansas's 1st congressional district from 1997 to 2011.

Moran was born in Great Bend, Kansas, but was raised in Plainville. He attended Fort Hays State University before enrolling at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in economics in 1976. While attending the University of Kansas, he worked as a summer intern for U.S. Representative Keith Sebelius in 1974, when impeachment proceedings were being prepared against President Richard Nixon.

Moran worked as a banker before receiving his Juris Doctor from the University of Kansas School of Law in 1982. He practiced law at Stinson, Mag & Fizzell in Kansas City, and later joined Jeter & Larson Law Firm in Hays, where he practiced law for fifteen years. In addition to his law practice, he served as the state special assistant attorney general (1982-85) and deputy attorney of Rooks County (1987-95). He also served as an adjunct professor of political science at Fort Hays State University.

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