Elected to the U.S. Senate in Nov. 1996, re-elected in 2002.There are a number of sites that have his resume/background on them. The following are some of them:
President of McCarthy & Co., an investment banking firm based in Omaha, Nebraska.
President and CEO of World United Service Organizations.
Co-founded VANGUARD Cellular Systems, Inc., a publicly traded corporation, in the mid-1980s. Deputy Administrator of the Veterans Administration, nominated by President Reagan in 1981. Manager of Government Affairs for The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in Washington, DC, 1977-80. Administrative Assistant to Congressman John Y. McCollister (R-NE), 1971-77.
Newscaster and talk show host with radio stations KBON and KLNG in Omaha starting in 1969.
Served in Vietnam in 1968, two Purple Hearts.
Graduate of the the Brown Institute for Radio and Television in Minneapolis and University of Nebraska at Omaha.
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