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Senate Health Committee holds confirmation hearing for Daschle
Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, D-SD, nominated by Presidential-elect Barack Obama to be Secretary of Health and Human Services, arrives at his first confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on January 8, 2009. From left are Sen. Michael Enzi, R-WY, Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-MA, Daschle, and Sen. Christopher Dodd, D-CT. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
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Michael Enzi News

Michael Bradley "Mike" Enzi (born February 1, 1944) is the senior U.S. Senator from Wyoming. Before his election to the U.S. Senate in 1996, Enzi was a businessman who at one time owned family shoe stores. He later became a politician on the state level, having served in the Wyoming Legislature for more than a decade. He was reelected to the U.S. Senate in 2002 and again in 2008. Enzi is a Republican.

Born in Bremerton, Washington, to Elmer Jacob Enzi and the former Dorothy M. Bradley, Enzi grew up in Thermopolis, Wyoming after his father's return from military duty on the Pacific Coast. He attended elementary school in Thermopolis and graduated from Sheridan High School in 1962. He is an Eagle Scout and a recipient of the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award from the Boy Scouts of America.

Enzi received a degree in accounting from George Washington University in Washington, D.C., in 1966. He is also a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity and Alpha Kappa Psi business fraternity. He received an M.B.A. in retail marketing from the University of Denver in Colorado in 1968. He also served in the Wyoming Air National Guard from 1967 to 1973. On June 7, 1969, Enzi married the former Diana Buckley; the couple has two daughters, Amy and Emily, and a son, Brad.

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