Ken Buck
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Ken Buck was elected to Congress in 2014, and represents the 4th Congressional District of Colorado, which covers the eastern half of the state from Wyoming to New Mexico. He is currently serving his fourth term in the United States House of Representatives. Ken serves on the House Judiciary Committee and the House Foreign Affairs Committee. He serves as the Ranking Member on the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law, and he also serves on the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship. He also serves on the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, The Pacific, and Nonproliferation. Ken learned the value of hard work from his grandfather, who opened a shoe repair store in Greeley in the 1930’s. One of three brothers, Ken worked his way through high school, college and law school as a janitor, truck driver, furniture mover and a ranch hand.
After law school, Ken worked for Congressman Dick Cheney (R-WY) on the Iran-Contra Investigation and then became a prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice. In 1990, Ken joined the Colorado U.S. Attorney’s Office where he became the Chief of the Criminal Division. In 2004, Ken was elected Weld County District Attorney and served 10 years as the Weld District Attorney. He led a staff of more than sixty people with a strong record of criminal prosecution and crime prevention. Under Ken’s leadership, the crime rate in Weld County dropped 50%, one of the best records in the country. Ken has two children. His son Cody graduated from West Point and is a U.S. Army Officer and his daughter Kaitlin is a graduate of Clemson University and is now a business executive in Colorado. In his free time, Ken enjoys visiting his grandson, Bear, and playing baseball.

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