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    Steven David Daines is an American politician and former corporate executive serving as the junior United States Senator for Montana since 2015. A Republican, he served as the U.S. Representative for Montana's at-large congressional district from 2013 to 2015. In 2014, Daines won Montana's open Class II U.S. Senate seat. He was reelected in 2020, defeating the Democratic nominee, Montana Governor Steve Bullock. Before entering politics, Daines worked for Procter & Gamble and RightNow Technologie

  2. Steve Daines - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia › wiki › Steve_Daines

    Steve Daines (born August 20, 1962) is the junior United States Senator from Montana. He is a member of the U.S. Republican Party and has been in Senate since January 3, 2015. He was in the United States House of Representatives from 2013 to 2015. Daines was born on August 20, 1962 in Van Nuys, California.

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    Daines was born in the Van Nuys neigh­bor­hood of Los Angeles to Sharon R. and Clair W. Daines. The fam­ily moved to Mon­tana in 1964. He was raised in Boze­man, where he at­tended school from kinder­garten through college. Daines grad­u­ated from Boze­man High School, where he served as stu­dent body president. He earned a Bach­e­lor of Sci­ence de­gree in chem­i­cal en­gi­neer­ing from Mon­tana State Uni­ver­sity. At Mon­tana State, he be­came a brother of Sigma Nu.

    Daines spent 13 years with Proc­ter & Gam­ble. After seven years man­ag­ing op­er­a­tions in the United States, he and his fam­ily moved to Hong Kong and China for six years, open­ing fac­to­ries to ex­pand Proc­ter & Gam­ble's Asian business. Dur­ing his 2014 Sen­ate cam­paign, De­mo­c­ra­tic op­po­nents al­leged that Daines had out­sourced U.S. jobs to China. He stated that he cre­ated hun­dreds of jobs in Mon­tana when he worked for Right­Now Tech­nolo­gies. In 1997, Daines left Proc­ter & Gam­ble to join the fam­ily con­struc­tion busi­ness in Boze­man. Three years later, he met Greg Gi­an­forte, founder of Right­Now Tech­nolo­gies, and was put in charge of run­ning Right­Now's cus­tomer care division. Daines went on to be­come vice pres­i­dent of North Amer­ica Sales and vice pres­i­dent of the Asia-Pa­cific di­vi­sion. Dur­ing his tenure, the cloud-based soft­ware com­panybe­came pub­licly traded and Boze­man's largest com­mer­cial em­ployer. Daines re­mained with the com­pany...

    Daines ran for lieu­tenant gov­er­nor of Mon­tana in 2008 with Roy Brown, the Re­pub­li­can nom­i­nee for gov­er­nor. They chal­lenged in­cum­bent De­mo­c­ra­tic Gov­er­nor Brian Schweitzer and his run­ning mate John Bohlinger. Brown and Daines lost the elec­tion 65%–33%, win­ning only 7 of Mon­tana's 56 coun­ties.

    2012 election

    On No­vem­ber 13, 2010, Daines an­nounced he would run for the U.S. Sen­ate seat held by Jon Testerin 2012. When U.S. Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Denny Re­hberg an­nounced his in­ten­tion to chal­lenge Tester, Daines dropped out of the Sen­ate race and an­nounced his can­di­dacy for the House seat Re­hberg was vacating. He won the three-way Re­pub­li­can pri­mary with 71% of the vote. In the gen­eral elec­tion, he de­feated De­mo­c­ra­tic state sen­a­tor Kim Gillan, 53%–43%. He won 48 of the state's 5...

    2014 election

    In July 2013, Daines at­tended a NRSC fundraiser in Wash­ing­ton, prompt­ing spec­u­la­tion that he would run for Max Bau­cus's soon to be va­cant U.S. Sen­ate seat. In the sec­ond quar­ter of 2013, he dis­closed rais­ing $415,000 in cam­paign funds, fu­el­ing more speculation.On No­vem­ber 6, 2013, Daines an­nounced his candidacy. In Feb­ru­ary 2014, Bau­cus re­signed from the Sen­ate to ac­cept a post as U.S. am­bas­sador to China. Gov­er­nor Steve Bul­lock, a De­mo­c­rat, ap­pointed lieu­t...

    2020 election

    Daines was re­elected in 2020, de­feat­ing Bul­lock with 55% of the vote.De­moc­rats out­spent Re­pub­li­cans by $19 mil­lion on the race, $82–63 mil­lion; it was one of the most ex­pen­sive Sen­ate races in the 2020 cycle.


    Daines op­poses le­gal­ized abor­tion ex­cept to pro­tect the life of the mother.

    Budget and taxes

    Daines in­tro­duced his first bill, the Bal­anced Bud­get Ac­count­abil­ity Act in Feb­ru­ary 2013. The bill would have re­quired mem­bers of Con­gress to pass a bud­get that would bal­ance in ten years or have their pay terminated. Daines sup­ported the No Bud­get, No Pay Act of 2013, which would put mem­bers of Con­gress's salaries in an es­crow ac­count un­less they passed a bud­get by April 15, 2013. Daines has op­posed an in­ter­net sales tax, which would allow states to col­lect taxes o...

    D.C. statehood

    In June 2020, Daines ar­gued against state­hood for the Dis­trict of Co­lum­bia, say­ing that most Amer­i­cans op­pose D.C. state­hood and sug­gest­ing that mem­bers of Con­gress "get out of this city, go out to where the real peo­ple are at across our coun­try and ask them what they think."Crit­ics ob­jected to his im­pli­ca­tion that D.C., a city of more than 705,000, nearly half of whom are Black, are not "real peo­ple". Fur­ther pressed, Daines ex­plained that peo­ple out­side the D.C. "b...

    Daines and his wife have four chil­dren. He en­joys moun­tain-climb­ing and has scaled Gran­ite Peak and Grand Teton. In 2009, his sis­ter, Susan Marie Owen­house, died of pri­mary scle­ros­ing cholan­gi­tis. Owen­house's hus­band was ma­gi­cian Jay Owen­house. On Oc­to­ber 4, 2018, Daines an­nounced that he would be walk­ing his daugh­ter down the aisle dur­ing her wed­ding on Oc­to­ber 6. This was the same day the US Sen­ate was sched­uled to vote on the nom­i­na­tion of Fed­eral Ap­peals Court Judge Brett Ka­vanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States to re­place the re­tired Jus­tice An­thony Kennedy. Daines did not vote, as the Re­pub­li­cans se­cured the nec­es­sary votes to con­firm Ka­vanaugh. Mon­tana Con­gress­man Greg Gi­an­forte of­fered Daines his pri­vate plane in the event he needed to fly to Wash­ing­ton D.C.Ka­vanaugh was con­firmed 50–48.

    Steve Daines at Curlie
    Biography at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
  4. Steve Daines - Wiki › wiki › Steve_Daines
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    In July 2013, Daines attended a NRSC fundraiser in Washington, prompting speculation that he would run for Max Baucus's soon to be vacant U.S. Senate seat. In the second quarter of 2013, he disclosed raising $415,000 in campaign funds, fueling more speculation.On November 6, 2013, Daines announced his candidacy. In February 2014, Baucus resigned from the Senate to accept a post as U.S. ambassador to China. Governor Steve Bullock, a Democrat, appointed lieutenant governor John Walshto the vacant Senate seat for the remainder of Baucus's term. Walsh had already declared his intention to run for the Senate in 2014, and it was suggested that his appointment might give him the advantage of incumbency, improving Democratic chances of holding the seat. Daines won the Republican primary on June 3, 2014, with 83.4% of the vote against Missoula state representative Champ Edmunds and political newcomer Susan Cundiff.Walsh won the Democratic primary with 64% of the vote. In August 2014, Walsh w...

    Daines was reelected in 2020, defeating Bullock with 55% of the vote.Democrats outspent Republicans by $19 million on the race, $82–63 million; it was one of the most expensive Senate races in the 2020 cycle.

    117th Congress

    Before the 2021 United States Electoral College vote count, Daines said he would object to certifying the electoral count over unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud. He was participating in the certification when Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol. During the attack, he tweeted "I condemn any kind of violence and intimidation. This is unacceptable." Daines changed his mind on objecting to the certification during the attack. He also called the insurrection "a sad day for our country" a...

  5. Steve Daines Age, Wikipedia, Family, Height, Net Worth ... › 584006-steve-daines-age

    Age, Biography and Wiki. Steve Daines (Steven David Daines) was born on 20 August, 1962 in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, CA, is a United States Senator from Montana.

  6. Steve Daines Wiki, Biography, & History - 2021 › 2021/03/28 › steve-daines

    Mar 28, 2021 · Daines graduated from Bozeman High School, the place he served as scholar physique president. [5] He earned a Bachelor of Science diploma in chemical engineering from Montana State University. At Montana State, he grew to become a brother of Sigma Nu. [6] Daines was born within the Van Nuys neighborhood of Los Angeles [3] to Sharon R. and Clair W. Daines. The household moved to Montana in 1964.

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  8. Steve Daines - Ballotpedia › Steve_Daines

    Steve Daines. Steve Daines ( Republican Party) is a member of the U.S. Senate from Montana. He assumed office on January 6, 2015. His current term ends on January 3, 2027. Daines ( Republican Party) ran for re-election to the U.S. Senate to represent Montana. He won in the general election on November 3, 2020.

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  9. Steve Daines | United States senator | Britannica › biography › Steve-Daines

    Steve Daines, in full Steven David Daines, (born August 20, 1962, Van Nuys, California, U.S.), American politician who was elected as a Republican to the U.S. Senate in 2014 and began representing Montana the following year. He previously served in the U.S. House of Representatives (2013–15). Daines was born in southern California but grew up in Bozeman, Montana.

  10. Greg Gianforte - Wikipedia › wiki › Greg_Gianforte

    The company included future Senator Steve Daines among its executives. The company was acquired by Oracle Corporation for $1.5 billion in 2011. [6] [7] At the time, Gianforte's 20 percent stake in the company was worth about $290 million. [35]

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