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Ben Nelson
US Senator E. Benjamin "Ben" Nelson
(Democrat - Nebraska)


BIOGRAPHICAL FACTS:

POLITICAL: Director, Nebraska Department of Insurance, 1975-76. Governor of Nebraska, 1991-99 (elected 1990 and 1994). President, Council of State Governments, 1995. Chair, Western Governors Association, 1996. Democratic Nominee for US Senate, 1996 (Lost - 42%). US Senator, 2001-present (elected 2000). Vice Chair, Senate Centrist Coalition, 2005-present.

PROFESSIONAL: Attorney (practiced law: 1970-72, 1985-90 and 1999-2000). Chief Executive Officer, Central Nebraska Insurance Group, 1972-75 and 1976-81. Chief of Staff & Executive Vice President, National Association of Insurance Commissioners, 1982-85.

EDUCATION: B.S. (Philosophy), University of Nebraska, 1963. M.A. (Philosophy), University of Nebraska, 1965. J.D., University of Nebraska, 1970.

PERSONAL: Born May 17, 1941, in McCook, Nebraska. Married to Diane Nelson. Four children. Methodist.


LINKS:

Office of US Senator Ben Nelson - Government Site.
Democrats for Life - Nelson serves on Advisory Board.
DLC - New Dem of the Week: Ben Nelson - Nelson is affiliated with the DLC.
Wikipedia: Ben Nelson - Online Resource.
Project VoteSmart: Ben Nelson - Profile.


OFFICIAL CONTACT INFORMATION:

US Senator Ben Nelson
720 Hart Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: 202.224.6551
Fax: 202.224.0012
Email: info@allamericapac.com


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