Who is Sam Brownback?
Samuel Dale "Sam" Brownback is an American politician, the 46th and current Governor of Kansas. A member of the Republican Party, he served in the United States House of Representatives from 1995 to 1996, representing Kansas's 2nd congressional district, and was then elected to the United States Senate, serving Kansas from 1996 to 2011. He ran for president in 2008, but withdrew before the primaries began and endorsed the eventual Republican nominee, John McCain. He was elected Governor of Kansas in 2010 and took office in January 2011.
Brownback supported the 2007 Iraq War troop surge and has also voiced his support for Israel. He supports marriage as the union of a man and a woman. He has described himself as pro-life. As Governor, Brownback signed into law one of the largest income tax cuts in Kansas' history, turned down a $31.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to set up an insurance exchange as part of the federal health care reform law and has signed a pro-life bill that blocked tax breaks for abortion providers, banned sex-selection abortions and declared that life begins at fertilization.
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- Sep 12, 1956
- Also known as
- Samuel Dale Brownback
- Gov. Sam Brownback
- Sen Sam Brownback
- Senator Sam Brownback
- Samuel Dale "Sam" Brownback
- Mary Brownback
(1982 - )
- Mary Brownback
- United States of America
- Kansas State University
- University of Kansas
- Lived in
- Cedar Crest
on July 23, 2013
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