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BiographyLeadership: Democratic Steering & Coordination Committee Chairwoman
Political Highlights: Hennepin County attorney, 1999-2007; seeking Democratic nomination for president,
Born: May 25, 1960; Plymouth, Minn.
Family: Husband, John Bessler; one child
Education: Yale U., B.A. 1982; U. of Chicago, J.D. 1985
Committee Assignments: Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry (Conservation, Forestry & Natural Resources; Livestock, Marketing & Agriculture Security; Nutrition, Agricultural Research & Specialty Crops; Rural Development & Energy); Commerce, Science & Transportation (Communications, Technology, Innovation & the Internet; Manufacturing, Trade, & Consumer Protection; Security; Transportation & Safety); Judiciary (Antitrust, Competition Policy & Consumer Rights - Ranking Member; Border Security and Immigration; Crime & Terrorism; Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts); Rules & Administration; Joint Economic; Joint Library; Joint Printing
Roll Call VitalsHouse Seniority: 20th ranked Senate Democrat
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