Resume: Age 51 … bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Idaho, graduate work at George Washington University in political and economic development … Idaho National Guard, 1971-72, honorable medical discharge. Served in Idaho State Senate 1975-1981, U.S. House of Representatives 1981-1991 and in the U.S. Senate 1991 to present.
Finances: As of June 30 raised $1.29 million … cash on hand, $651,712 … PAC money raised $693,466 … key contributors are timber companies, oil and gas, mining, electrical utilities and agriculture.
Why running: “The federal government is still too big - it still spends too much of our tax dollars.”
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