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Ben Nelson, D

Democrat



Biography

Political Highlights: Neb. director of insurance, 1975-76; governor, 1991-99; Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, 1996; U.S. Senate, 2001-13
Born: May 17, 1941; McCook, Neb.
Residence: Omaha
Religion: Methodist
Family: Wife, Diane Nelson; four children
Education: U. of Nebraska, B.A. 1963; U. of Nebraska, M.A. 1965; U. of Nebraska, J.D. 1970



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