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Dick Armey in 1997
|House Majority Leader|
January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2003
|Preceded by||Dick Gephardt|
|Succeeded by||Tom DeLay|
|Chairman of the House Republican Conference|
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 1995
|Preceded by||Jerry Lewis|
|Succeeded by||John Boehner|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Texas's 26th district
January 3, 1985 – January 3, 2003
|Preceded by||Tom Vandergriff|
|Succeeded by||Michael C. Burgess|
Richard Keith Armey
July 7, 1940
Cando, North Dakota, U.S.
|Alma mater||Jamestown College
University of North Dakota
University of Oklahoma
Richard Keith Armey (//; born July 7, 1940) is an American economist and politician. He was a U.S. Representative from Texas' 26th congressional district (1985–2003) and House Majority Leader (1995–2003).
Armey is also an author and former economics professor. After his retirement from Congress, he has worked as a consultant, advisor, and lobbyist.
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