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John Ensign U.S. Senatorial Papers

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Identifier: 2013-11
Abstract John Ensign received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1985 and began his veterinary practice in Las Vegas. His political career began in 1994 when he won the Republican nomination for Nevada’s 1st Congressional District in Las Vegas, re-elected in 1996. Defeated by Harry Reid (D-NV) in 1998 for a seat in the U.S. Senate, but successful in 2000 and re-elected in 2006. Resigned with the disclosure of his extramarital affair in May 2011, amid an ongoing ethics investigation. Ensign...
Dates: 1987-2011

Public Resource Associates Records

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Identifier: 2006-05
Abstract Records cover the various initiatives, activities, and efforts of both the Public Resource Foundation (1982) and later Public Resource Associates (1988) to affect environmental change on the national and local levels through grassroots planning and lobbying. Materials date from 1919-2012 with the bulk of the material covering the mid- 1980s-2012. The major areas of emphasis in this collection are the work to reform the 1872 Mining Law, public lands management, and conservation and...
Dates: 1919-2013; Majority of material found within 1985-2012

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