14 Facts About Ron Klein


Ronald Jason Klein is an American politician and lawyer who is a former member of the United States House of Representatives for.

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Ron Klein is a member of the Democratic Party and chairs the Jewish Democratic Council of America.

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Ron Klein previously served in the Florida House of Representatives and the Florida Senate.

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Ron Klein graduated from Cleveland Heights High School in 1975, and attended Ohio State University, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science in 1979.

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Ron Klein spent time during college as an intern at the Ohio General Assembly.

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Ron Klein attended Case Western Reserve University School of Law and graduated with a JD degree in 1982.

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In 1992, Ron Klein defeated ten-year incumbent Steve Press in the Democratic primary to win a seat in the Florida House of Representatives.

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On September 29,2008, Ron Klein voted for the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 During the 111th Congress, he voted for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009, and both healthcare bills, Affordable Health Care for America Act which was the House bill and Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act which was the Senate bill.

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Ron Klein ran for a seat in the US House of Representatives in Florida's 22nd congressional district against 13-term Republican incumbent Clay Shaw.

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Ron Klein was aided by voter discontent over the war in Iraq and the scandal involving Republican Congressman Mark Foley in the neighboring district.

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In 2008, Ron Klein won his race against Republican nominee Allen West with 54.

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Ron Klein voted with a majority of his Democratic colleagues 97.

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Ron Klein lost his reelection bid to Republican nominee Allen West in a rematch of the 2008 race.

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Ron Klein married Dori Dragin in 1982 and they moved to Boca Raton, Florida in 1985.

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