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  Charlie Dent for Congress
Charlie graduated from William Allen High School in 1978 and earned a degree in Foreign Service and International Politics from Pennsylvania State University in 1982 and a Master's Degree in Public Administration from Lehigh University in Bethlehem in 1993.
Charlie and his family now represent the 6th generation of Dents to live in the Lehigh Valley.
Charlie Dent’s great-grandfather, Henry Hewitt Dent, came to America and founded the Dent Hardware Company in the Fullerton section of Whitehall in 1894.
www.dentforcongress.com /bio.asp   (0 words)

  
  Charlie Dent at AllExperts
Charlie Dent (born May 24, 1960 in Allentown, Pennsylvania) is a Republican Member of Congress, representing the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania.
Dent was elected to the United States House of Representatives in 2004, succeeding Pat Toomey, who gave up his seat to challenge Arlen Specter for the U.S. Senate.
Dent represents a Pennsylvania Congressional district, comprised principally of Lehigh County and Northampton County, that is considered politically important nationally, since it is usually heavily contested, with neither Republicans nor Democrats having been able to win the district consistently.
en.allexperts.com /e/c/ch/charlie_dent.htm   (625 words)

  
  Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Charlie Dent
Dent was elected to the United States House of Representatives in 2004, succeeding Pat Toomey, who gave up his seat to challenge Arlen Specter for the U.S. Senate.
Dent represents a Pennsylvania Congressional district, consisting principally of Lehigh County and Northampton County, that is considered politically important nationally, since it is usually heavily contested, with neither Republicans nor Democrats having been able to win the district consistently.
Dent is a proponent of alternative energy sources and is one of the four founding members of the House Hydrogen Fuel Cell Caucus.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Charlie_Dent   (701 words)

  
  Charlie Dent - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Charles "Charlie" Dent (born May 24, 1960 in Allentown, Pennsylvania) is a Republican Member of Congress, representing the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania.
Dent represents a Pennsylvania Congressional district, consisting principally of Lehigh County and Northampton County, that is considered politically important nationally, since it is usually heavily contested, with neither Republicans nor Democrats having been able to win the district consistently.
Dent is a proponent of alternative energy sources and is one of the four founding members of the House Hydrogen Fuel Cell Caucus.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Charles_Dent   (674 words)

  
 Charles Dent Biography
Charlie Dent was elected to Congress Nov. 2, 2004, after 14 years in the Pennsylvania Legislature.
Congressman Dent was sworn in as a member of the 109th Congress on Jan. 3, 2005.
Dent worked as a development officer for Lehigh University from 1986 to 1990, when he was elected to the state House.
www.montcogop.org /gopteam_dent.htm   (223 words)

  
 Democrats for Dent
Charlie graduated from William Allen High School in 1978 and earned a degree in Foreign Service and International Politics from Pennsylvania State University in 1982 and a Master's Degree in Public Administration from Lehigh University in Bethlehem in 1993.
Charlie and his wife Pamela reside in Allentown with their three children, Kathryn Elizabeth, William Reed and Charles John "Jack" Dent.
Charlie Dent’s great-grandfather, Henry Hewitt Dent, came to America and founded the Dent Hardware Company in the Fullerton section of Whitehall in 1894.
democratsfordent.com /meetcharlie.asp   (242 words)

  
 USATODAY.com
Charlie Dent personifies his Pennsylvania Dutch roots _ fair-skinned, soft-spoken and stubborn when his ire is raised.
Dent has also called to limit the number of young people allowed in cars driven by teen-agers, and in 1991, his first year in the state House, voted against boosting his pensions by 50 percent.
Dent is young and ambitious, and made no secret of aspiring to Rep. Pat Toomey's seat in the U.S. House when the fellow Republican pledged to step down in 2004 after three terms.
www.usatoday.com /news/politicselections/CandidateProfile.aspx?ci=1865&oi=H   (243 words)

  
 LDVHI, Biography: Charles C. Dent, Founder Leonardo da Vinci's Horse Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
After investigating the story further, Charlie decided that The Horse should be created as an expression of gratitude for Leonardo and the Renaissance, and should be given to the Italian people as a gesture of international goodwill and peace.
In 1980 Charlie began enlisting leading Renaissance scholars to form an Advisory Council, as suggested by the Mayor of Milan, and in 1981 he began construction of the Dome Studio, to house the working model of The Horse and the office for LDVHI.
Charlie proved time and again that seemingly insurmountable problems can be solved if an idea has its own intrinsic value and is worth doing.
www.leonardoshorse.org /charlie.asp   (708 words)

  
 Charles H. Dent
CHARLES H. Dr. Charles Herger Dent was born on November 14, 1911, the fourth of seven children of the Reverend Isaac and Sarah Williams Dent of Georgetown, Texas, and died in Austin on December 24, 2001, at the age of 90.
Dent received an associate of arts degree from Lon Morris Academy, Jacksonville, Texas, a bachelor of arts degree from Southern Methodist University in 1931, and a master of arts degree in 1941.
Dent was also president of the Austin-Travis County Mental Health Society and was named “Mental Health Man of the Year” in 1958.
www.utexas.edu /faculty/council/2003-2004/memorials/Dent/dent.html   (429 words)

  
 =The Hill.com=   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A sixth-generation native of the Lehigh Valley, Dent has represented a portion of district voters since 1990, when he was first elected to the state House, and he hammered that point home during his campaign against Driscoll, a more recent transplant.
Dent was elected to the state Senate in 1998.
Dent lives with his wife, Pamela, and their three children in Allentown.
www.hillnews.com /news/110404/ss_dent.aspx   (190 words)

  
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Charlie represents Pennsylvania 's 15th District, which spans four counties in Eastern Pennsylvania: most of Lehigh, all of Northampton, and parts of Montgomery and Berks counties.
Charlie worked as a development officer for Lehigh University from 1986 to 1990, when he was elected to the state House.
After four terms in the House, Charlie won election to the state Senate in 1998, and was re-elected with 65 percent of the vote in 2002.
www.mainstreetpac.com /dent.htm   (247 words)

  
 Charles Dent Biography
Charlie Dent was elected to Congress Nov. 2, 2004, after 14 years in the Pennsylvania Legislature.
Congressman Dent was sworn in as a member of the 109th Congress on Jan. 3, 2005.
Dent worked as a development officer for Lehigh University from 1986 to 1990, when he was elected to the state House.
montcogop.org /gopteam_dent.htm   (223 words)

  
 Politics: Lehigh Valley Style: Calling Charlie Dent- Take a Stand Already
Dent was able to run on a platform of supporting the president and saying that we should do whatever is necessary.
Dent follows it up by saying ''The Iraqis are going to be responsible, literally, to break doors down,'' Dent said.
Dent had to deal with this in 2004, but he had a split conservative base b/c two conservatives ran against him (he broke 50%, but not by much).
lvdem.blogspot.com /2007/01/calling-charlie-dent-take-stand.html   (1430 words)

  
 Who is Charlie Dent?
Charlie has spent the past two and a half years impressing the Lehigh Valley's newspapers of record with his role as lap dog and rubber stamp for the Bush Junta.
Dent is a Bush/Delay Republican, a staunch supporter of the Iraq War, a corporate Congressman who portrays himself as a moderate.
It is an editorial that could have been designed by Dent’s campaign team, a soothing appeal to the status quo that ignores the war, the oil economy, and the Bush redistribution of wealth to the rich.
www.lvindependent.org /_mgxroot/page_10787.html   (0 words)

  
 Charlie Dent - Congresspedia
Charles Dent's official website was rated by citizen researchers in February 2007 as part of a survey by the Sunlight Foundation.
Despite their concerns, Dent and each of the members promised to oppose the short-term funding measure for the War that was being considered in the House.
Dent, a pro-choice Republican, is also a proponent of alternative energy sources and is one of the four founding members of the House Hydrogen Fuel Cell Caucus.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Charlie_Dent   (0 words)

  
 Charlie Dent on Abortion
He is a moderate Republican who supports abortion rights and led state Senate efforts to make assaults on gays a hate crime.
Dent has also called to limit the number of young people allowed in cars driven by teen-agers.
Click here for a summary of Charlie Dent's positions on all issues.
www.issues2000.org /PA/Charlie_Dent_Abortion.htm   (565 words)

  
 ATR | Dent Nominated for Hero of the Taxpayer Award
Senator Charlie Dent (R-Lehigh) championed the fight to keep expenditures down, stripping from the budget bill a 12 percent increase in House spending, and as a result, he is the Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) October nominee for the Hero of the Taxpayer Award.
Senator Dent and other appropriators stripped a 12 percent increase from the House budget bill, mindful of the already hefty burden taxpayers bear when they eliminated the $307 million allotted for new spending.
President of ATR Grover Norquist commented, "Charlie Dent should be congratulated for his efforts to keep government spending under control.
www.atr.org /content/html/2003/nov/110603pr-taxpayerhero.htm   (0 words)

  
 NYSE Group, Inc. > About NYSE Group > News & Events > NYSE Calendar Congressman Charlie Dent (R-PA) Visits the NYSE
Congressman Dent is a 1978 graduate of William Allen High School in Allentown.
Charlie worked as a development officer for Lehigh University from 1986 to 1990, when he was elected to the state House.
After four terms in the House, Charlie won election to the state Senate in 1998, and was re-elected with 65 percent of the vote in 2002.
www.nyse.com /events/1134389637774.html   (0 words)

  
 Vice President's Remarks at Dent Breakfast
Charlie understands that these are challenging times for our country -- and we are meeting every challenge with strength and resolve.
Under the strong economic leadership of President Bush -- and with Charlie Dent in Congress -- this nation is going to continue moving forward with an aggressive, optimistic, pro-growth, pro-jobs agenda.
Charlie also understands the importance of having sensible, well qualified men and women serving on the federal courts -- judges who interpret the law instead of legislating from the bench.
www.whitehouse.gov /news/releases/2004/07/20040712-3.html   (0 words)

  
 Representative Charlie Dent - Serving the 15th District of Pennsylvania
Representative Charlie Dent - Serving the 15th District of Pennsylvania
U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent (PA-15) announced that he is seeking more than $1.75 million in funding for local projects in H.R. 3093, the FY08 Departments of Commerce, Justice and Science, and Related Agencies (CJS) Appropriations Act, which passed the House on Thursday.
Due to continued delays in passport applications being processed by the State Department, U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent urges all travelers to make passport arrangements as early as possible prior to international travel.
dent.house.gov   (0 words)

  
 Mcall.com: Pennsylvania Ave. : Dent goes to bat for Giuliani
The Lehigh Valley's U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent wrote a flattering Rudy Giuliani op-ed in today's Morning Call, putting his six-week old endorsement of the former New York City mayor to work.
Dent, the two-term Republican, decided to speak out in favor of Giuliani in late February.
Dent praised Giuliani's leadership in New York, writing that he helped straighten out a fiscal mess, turn New York into "the safest large city in America" and cut the welfare rolls by 640,000.
blogs.mcall.com /penn_ave/2007/04/dent_goes_to_ba.html   (500 words)

  
 Both parties face primary for Lehigh Valley swing seat (phillyBurbs.com) | Pennsylvania News
Dent "has done a good job in this county," Kasier, 81, told one of the two Democratic contenders, Joe Driscoll, during a recent meeting at the Lehigh Valley Senior Center.
But political analysts say Dent, the 13-year state lawmaker who grew up among his constituents, is the clear front-runner for the open seat now held by Republican Rep. Pat Toomey in a general election still seven months away - not to mention the April 27 primary.
Dent generally supports abortion rights and sponsored hate crimes legislation in the statehouse to protect gays and other minorities.
www.phillyburbs.com /pb-dyn/news/103-04062004-277984.html   (844 words)

  
 Keystone Dems Steeling for Run at Rep. Dent After Failed ’06 Bid - New York Times
Dent won a second term last November with a modest 53.6 percent of the vote against little-known Democrat Charles Dertinger, a county councilman who spent just $89,000 — compared with $1.3 million for the Republican incumbent.
She also noted Dent’s vote last December for a bill to require women who are at least 20 weeks pregnant and seeking an abortion to be informed that there is “substantial evidence” that the fetus would experience pain during the procedure.
Dent has mixed his support for limited abortion rights with votes for measures such as the fetal anesthesia bill, which nearly every House Republican backed, and for a bill that would restrict the transport of a minor across state lines to get an abortion.
nytimes.com /cq/2007/05/18/cq_2755.html   (1032 words)

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