Republican politician who served as a United States Senator from Nevada from January 2001 until he resigned amid an investigation of an ethics violation in 2011.
After receiving his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the Colorado State University in 1985, he opened and ran a very successful 24-hour animal hospital in Las Vegas.
In 1998, he called on President
He had three children with his wife Darlene.
In 1998, he ran for the Senate for the first time but was defeated by the Democratic incumbent, future Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, by 428 votes.