Sen. Jon Kyl Endorses Salmon for Congress


September 17, 2012
Salmon for Congress

Arizona Senator Urges Voters to Unite Behind Salmon's Bid to Return to Congress

EAST VALLEY - Matt Salmon, former Congressman and candidate for Arizona's 5th Congressional District, today announced support from United States Senator Jon Kyl (R).

Senator Kyl stated, "Matt Salmon understands the importance of pro-growth economic policies -- less spending, lower taxes, and fewer government regulations -- that will lay the groundwork for a robust economic recovery. I encourage Republicans, Democrats, and Independents to join me in supporting Matt for the United States House of Representatives."

"Senator Kyl has honorably represented the people of Arizona for over two decades and I am pleased to have his support," stated former Congressman Salmon. "Senator Kyl understands that the future of our country is at stake and knows this November we have an opportunity to elect leaders to Congress who will work to get us back on the road to growth and prosperity. Arizona will miss his leadership and service and I wish him and Caryll the best on their next journey."

About Senator Jon Kyl
Senator Kyl is completing his third term in the United States Senate, after having served four terms representing Arizona's Fourth District in the United States House of Representatives. Time magazine recognized Senator Kyl as one of the "100 World's Most influential people" in 2010, and as one of the ten best Senators in 2006. He will be retiring from Congress at the end of this year.

About Matt Salmon
Matt Salmon was first elected to the United States Congress in 1994 and served until 2000, honoring his term limit pledge. Salmon was rated in the top five among all 535 members of the House and Senate by Citizens Against Government Waste for all six years he was in office. He is a lifetime member of the NRA with an A+ rating and also earned a 100% rating by the National Right to Life. He was also the proud recipient of the American Cancer Society's "Top National Elected Official" award.

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