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Veterinarian, Senator John Ensign to exit U.S. Senate at end of term

April 12, 2011

Las Vegas -- Almost two years after stepping down from a key Republican post, Sen. John Ensign (R-Nev.), a veterinarian and U.S. Senator, announced he will not seek re-election in 2012.

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Illinois veterinarians outraged over rabies fee collections

March 1, 2011

Madison County, Ill. — A plan to have veterinarians collect rabies certification fees for the county is drawing ire from area practitioners.

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Oklahoma may allow veterinarians to elect state board members

February 18, 2011

Oklahoma City, Okla. -- Membership on the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners may soon be decided by other veterinarians rather than the governor, according to a new bill introduced in the Oklahoma House of Representatives.

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Oklahoma Senator calls for repeal of new pet breeder law

January 4, 2011

Oklahoma City, Okla.? Freshman Sen. Josh Brecheen (R-Coalgate) is asking fellow legislators to repeal the state's recently passed Commercial Pet Breeders Act.

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Election 2010: Results mixed for veterinarians

November 3, 2010

Multiple veterinarians ran for Congress and state legislatures in this election. Here's a look at the candidates, results and issues.

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Election 2010: Katz makes a run for New York Assembly

November 1, 2010

He?s running on a platform to lower taxes and restore "honesty to state government."

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Election 2010: Oklahoma veterinarian Charles Thompson battles for U.S. House post

November 1, 2010

Charles Thompson, DVM, is running for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in Oklahoma?s 2nd District.

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Election 2010: Veterinarian Kurt Schrader remains in tight race for U.S. House

November 1, 2010

Veterinarin Kurt Schrader?s (D-Ore.) re-election bid is just too close to call according to the Congressional Quarterly.

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Election 2010: veterinarian Gerson has uphill battle for Florida Senate seat

November 1, 2010

Veterinarian and Democrat Les Gerson is running for the Florida Senate with an agenda of infusing common sense back into government.

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