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Republican junior U.S. Senator representing Arizona.


Jon Llewellyn Kyl is the Republican junior U.S. Senator representing Arizona. He is currently the Senate Minority Whip, tasked with maintaining party discipline. Jon Kyl was born in the Midwest and moved to Arizona for college and law school. He later married and launched his career in Arizona. He ran for the House of Representatives in 1986 and then the United States Senate in 1994. He has been in the Senate since 1995.

Jon Kyl Info

Date of BirthApril 25, 1942
Place of BirthOakland, Nebraska
Spouse (s)Caryll L. Collins
ChildrenKristine Kyl Gavin, John Kyl
ResidencePhoenix, Arizona
Political PartyRepublican
Alma materUniversity of Arizona (B.A., J.D.)
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 I’m disappointed, understand her disappointment about not winning the Republican nomination. But to the extent that it could make it more likely that the Republican vote is split and therefore a Democrat would more likely win the seat, that’s bothersome. 
— Jon Kyl is not happy with Sen. Lisa Murkowski's decision to go with a write-in bid for the November elections / September 20, 2010