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Unformatted text preview: Running head: WEEK 5 ASSIGNMENT: GET TO KNOW YOUR MEMBER OF 1 Week 5 Assignment: Get to Know Your Member of Congress April Arnold University of Phoenix American National Government POS 110 John F. Day II, Esq. July 18, 2010 Week 5 Assignment: Get to Know Your Member of Congress Kenny Marchant is the Congressman for the Twenty Fourth District of Texas. Kenny Marchant started out roofing houses to pay for his bachelors degree at Southern Nazarene University. After graduation, Kenny started his own roofing business and then expanded to include home construction and development. This business was a benefit to the community; he created jobs and improved the houses and neighborhoods. Kenny Marchant then ran for the Carrollton Texas City Council and was elected in 1980; he served four years before being elected Mayor of Carrollton. After two years as mayor he was elected as the State Representative in the Texas Legislature. During this term he earned a reputation as a strong conservative leader and a great consensus builder, as well as many awards...
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This note was uploaded on 03/13/2011 for the course POS 110 taught by Professor Britt,j during the Winter '10 term at University of Phoenix.
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