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Russ Carnahan

Russ CarnahanAKA John Russell Carnahan

Born: 10-Jul-1958
Birthplace: Columbia, MO

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman, Missouri 3rd

Attorney and former state legislator elected Congressman from Missouri in 2004, succeeding Dick Gephardt and re-elected every two years since. Voted in favor of the Bush-Cheney administration's 2008 Wall Street bailout, the Obama administration's 2009 economic stimulus, and the 2010 "Obamacare" health care reform legislation. Son of Missouri governor Mel Carnahan and Senator Jean Carnahan, brother of Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan, grandson of seven-term Congressman Albert Carnahan (1897-1968).

Father: Mel Carnahan (Missouri governor, b. 11-Feb-1934, d. 16-Oct-2000 plane crash)
Mother: Jean Carnahan (US Senator, b. 20-Dec-1933)
Brother: Tom
Brother: Randy (d. 16-Oct-2000 plane crash)
Sister: Robin Carnahan (Missouri Secretary of State, b. 4-Aug-1961)
Wife: Debra A. Carnahan
Son: Austin
Son: Andrew

    High School: Rolla High School, Rolla, MO (1976)
    University: University of Missouri at Rolla
    University: Richmond College, London, England
    University: BS Public Administration, University of Missouri (1979)
    Law School: JD, University of Missouri (1983)

    US Congressman, Missouri 3rd (2005-)
    Missouri State House of Representatives (2001-04)
    Eagle Scout
    Boy Scouts of America
    Missouri Bar Association
    United Way Greater St. Louis
    Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
    New Democrat Movement House New Democrat Coalition

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