Kit Bond

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Christopher Samuel Bond (born March 6, 1939) is an American attorney, politician and former United States Senator from Missouri and a member of the Republican Party.wikipedia
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2010 United States Senate election in Missouri

2010U.S. Senatorelected to his first term in 2010 with 54.23 percent of the statewide vote
On January 8, 2009, he announced that he would not seek re-election to a fifth term in 2010, and was succeeded by fellow Republican Roy Blunt on January 3, 2011.
Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Kit Bond decided to retire instead of seeking a fifth term.

2004 United States Senate election in Missouri

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He was re-elected in 1992, 1998, and 2004.
Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Kit Bond won re-election to a fourth term.

University of Virginia School of Law

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Kit Bond graduated from Deerfield Academy in 1956, Princeton University in 1960 with an A.B. (while at Princeton he was a member of the Quadrangle Club ), and the University of Virginia School of Law in 1963 with a J.D. Bond served as a law clerk (1963–64) to the Honorable Elbert Tuttle, then Chief Judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in Atlanta, Georgia.
Kit Bond (1963) – U.S. Senator and Governor of Missouri

1986 United States Senate election in Missouri

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First elected to the U.S. Senate in 1986, he defeated Democrat Harriett Woods by a margin of 53%–47%.
Republican Governor Kit Bond won the open seat.

1998 United States Senate election in Missouri

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He was re-elected in 1992, 1998, and 2004.
Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Kit Bond won re-election to a third term.

John Danforth

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State Attorney General John Danforth hired Bond as an Assistant Attorney General in 1969, where Bond led the office's Consumer Protection Division.
On his staff of assistant attorneys general were Kit Bond, John Ashcroft, and Clarence Thomas.

Roy Blunt

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On January 8, 2009, he announced that he would not seek re-election to a fifth term in 2010, and was succeeded by fellow Republican Roy Blunt on January 3, 2011. Rep. Roy Blunt held the seat for the Republicans, defeating Democratic Secretary of State Robin Carnahan.
On February 19, 2009, Blunt announced he would seek the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate election for the seat being vacated by incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Kit Bond.

Thompson Coburn

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Following his retirement from the Senate, Bond became a partner at Thompson Coburn.
Kit Bond, former Missouri governor and U.S. Senator (joined immediately after leaving the Senate in 2010)

1992 United States Senate election in Missouri

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He was re-elected in 1992, 1998, and 2004.
Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Kit Bond won re-election to a second term.

Mexico, Missouri

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His maternal grandfather, A.P. Green, founded A.P. Green Industries, a fireclay manufacturer and a major employer for many years in Bond's hometown Mexico, Missouri.
Christopher "Kit" Bond, senator and governor

John Ashcroft

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Bond was succeeded as governor in 1985 by John Ashcroft, also a Republican (and whom Bond had appointed to complete his vacated term as State Auditor upon election as governor in 1972).
After the primary, Missouri Governor Kit Bond appointed Ashcroft to the office of State Auditor, which Bond had vacated when he became governor.

Missouri Executive Order 44

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On June 25, 1976 he signed an executive order rescinding the Extermination Order against Mormons issued by Governor Lilburn Boggs on October 27, 1838.
On June 25, 1976, Governor Kit Bond issued an executive order rescinding the Extermination Order, recognizing its legal invalidity and formally apologizing on behalf of the State of Missouri for the suffering it had caused the members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Robin Carnahan

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Rep. Roy Blunt held the seat for the Republicans, defeating Democratic Secretary of State Robin Carnahan.
In 2010 she was the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate to replace retiring Republican Senator Kit Bond.

Quadrangle Club

Kit Bond graduated from Deerfield Academy in 1956, Princeton University in 1960 with an A.B. (while at Princeton he was a member of the Quadrangle Club ), and the University of Virginia School of Law in 1963 with a J.D. Bond served as a law clerk (1963–64) to the Honorable Elbert Tuttle, then Chief Judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in Atlanta, Georgia.
Kit Bond '60 - former U.S. senator and governor of Missouri

Covington & Burling

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Bond practiced law (1964–67) at Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C.
Kit Bond

109th United States Congress

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The environmental watchdog group Republicans for Environmental Protection (REP) has given Bond an exceptionally low rating of −2 for the 109th United States Congress, citing anti-environment votes on seven out of seven issues deemed critical by the organization.
3. Kit Bond (R)

Arthur D. Bond

A sixth-generation Missourian, Bond was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Elizabeth (née Green) and Arthur D. Bond.
He and Mrs. Bond had two children, United States Senator Kit Bond and Arthur D. Bond, Jr.

Joseph P. Teasdale

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In 1976, in a surprising upset, Bond was narrowly defeated for re-election by Democrat Joseph P. Teasdale, then Jackson County Prosecutor.
Running on a platform of working for common Missourians and vowing to fight big utility company rate hikes, Teasdale painted first-term incumbent Kit Bond as being too friendly to big business interests.

Thomas Eagleton

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After Sen. Thomas Eagleton decided not to run for re-election, Bond was elected Senator in 1986, defeating Lieutenant Governor Harriett Woods by 53% to 47%.
He was succeeded by former Republican Governor Kit Bond, who served four terms.

State Auditor of Missouri

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He was previously State Auditor of Missouri from 1971 to 1973.

Lilburn Boggs

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On June 25, 1976 he signed an executive order rescinding the Extermination Order against Mormons issued by Governor Lilburn Boggs on October 27, 1838.
The order was rescinded on June 25, 1976, after nearly 138 years, by Missouri Governor Christopher Bond, who declared that the original order violated legal rights established by the U.S. Constitution.

Nancy Farmer (politician)

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In 1998 Bond decisively defeated Attorney General (and future Governor) Jay Nixon and Libertarian Tamara Millay after a hard-fought campaign, and in 2004 he won re-election over Democratic challenger State Treasurer Nancy Farmer with 56 percent of the vote.
She was the unsuccessful Democratic candidate in the 2004 United States Senate election in Missouri, running against incumbent Republican Kit Bond.

Sam Graves

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In October 2008, Bond apologized to former U.S. Attorney Todd Graves, after a U.S. Justice Department report cited Bond for forcing Graves out over a disagreement with Representative Sam Graves.
In October 2008, U.S. Senator Kit Bond apologized to Todd Graves after a U.S. Justice Department report cited Bond forcing Graves out over a disagreement with Representative Graves.

Bill Phelps

Four years later, in 1980, Bond made a successful comeback, defeating fellow Republican and incumbent Lieutenant Governor Bill Phelps in the primary, and Teasdale in November.
He lost the Republican primary election to former Governor Kit Bond.

Bipartisan Policy Center

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Bond serves as a co-chair of the Housing Commission at the Bipartisan Policy Center.
On October 26, 2011, BPC launched the Housing Commission, a bipartisan effort led by Kit Bond, Henry Cisneros, Mel Martinez, and George J. Mitchell.