Dick Armey
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Dick Armey

Republican

American politician

Lewisville, Texas

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Dick Armey

American politician
Summary
Experience
80
Years of Age
18
Years of Experience
TXResidence (state)

Richard Keith Armey (born July 7, 1940) is an American economist and politician. He was a U.S. Representative from Texas's 26th congressional district (1985–2003) and House Majority Leader (1995–2003). He was one of the engineers of the "Republican Revolution" of the 1990s, in which Republicans were elected to majorities of both houses of Congress for the first time in four decades. Armey was one of the chief authors of the Contract with America. Armey is also an author and former economics professor. After his retirement from Congress, he has worked as a consultant, advisor, and lobbyist.

Experience

Education

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University of Oklahoma
PhD
1969
University of North Dakota
MA
1964
Jamestown College
BA
1963

Past Positions

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Majority Leader
1995 - 2002
Representative
United States House of Representatives
1984 - 2002
Economics Department Chair
North Texas State University
1977 - 1983
Professor of Economics
North Texas State University
1972 - 1983
Professor of Economics
Austin College
1968 - 1972
Professor of Economics
West Texas State University
1967 - 1968
Professor of Economics
University of Montana
1964 - 1965
Experience
Economic Consultant and Advisor

Other Experience

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Experience
Missouri Valley Economics Association
Experience
Distinguished Fellow of the Fisher Institute
Experience
Southwestern Social Sciences Association
Omicron Delta Epsilon
Economics Honor Society
Experience
Republican Steering Committee
Experience
Majority Leader
Experience
Policy Committee
National Republican Congressional Committee
ex officio