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Jerry Moran (R)
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Hometown: Manhattan
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521 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington DC 20510
(202) 224-6521

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Roger Marshall (R)
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Hometown: Great Bend
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B33 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington DC 20510
(202) 224-4774

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Kansas became the 34th state to join the Union on January 29, 1861. Kansas’s first two senators, James Lane and Samuel Pomeroy, took office on April 4, 1861. Kansas’s longest-serving senators include Arthur Capper (1919–1949) and Robert Dole (1969–1996). Among those who rose to leadership positions are Charles Curtis, John Ingalls, and Robert Dole. Curtis and Ingalls served as the Senate’s president pro tempore, and Curtis and Dole served as Republican floor leaders. As vice president, Curtis presided over the Senate as its constitutional president or presiding officer.

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