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Photo of Politician Barkley, Dean -MN Barkley, Dean -MN 01/01/2002 BARKLEY, Dean, a Senator from Minnesota; born August 31, 1950, in Annandale, Minn.; graduated Annandale High School 1968; B.S., University of Minnesota 1972; J.D., University of Minnesota 1976; practiced law in Minnesota; president, Dayton’s Furniture in Annandale 1988-1991; founder and chair, Minnesota Reform Party, later Minnesota Independence Party; unsuccessful candidate for the United States House of Representatives in 1992; unsuccessful candidate for United States Senate in 1994 and 1996; appointed on November 4, 2002, to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Paul D. Wellstone; took the oath of office in Minnesota on November 5, 2002, and in open session of the Senate on November 12, 2002, and served from November 4, 2002, until January 3, 2003.
Photo of Politician Danczuk, Simon -Rochdale Danczuk, Simon -Rochdale <div id="ctlElectoralHistory_pnlElectoralHistoryHeader"> <div id="electoral-history-header"> <h3>Electoral history</h3> </div> </div> <div id="ctlElectoralHistory_pnlElectoralHistory" class="electoral-history-panel"> <table id="electoral-history"> <tr> <th>Constituency</th> <th>Date</th> </tr> <tr class="electoral-history-row"> <td class="biography-electoral-history-post"> Member for Rochdale </td> <td class="biography-electoral-history-date"> May 2015 - </td> </tr> <tr class="electoral-history-row"> <td class="biography-electoral-history-post"> Member for Rochdale </td> <td class="biography-electoral-history-date"> May 2010 - Mar 2015 </td> </tr> </table> </div> <div id="CtlCommittees_pnlSelectCommitteesHeader"> <div id="select-committees-header"> <h3>Select committees</h3> </div> </div> <div id="CtlCommittees_pnlSelectCommittees" class="committees-panel"> <table id="committees"> <tr> <th>Committee</th> <th>House</th> <th>Date</th> </tr> <tr class="committees-rows"> <td class="committees-post"> Communities and Local Government Committee </td> <td class="committees-house"> * </td> <td class="committees-date"> Nov 2010 - Mar 2015 </td> </tr> </table> </div> <div id="pnlBiographyEntry" class="parliamentary-career-panel"> <div class="biography-entry"> <h3 id="biograpy-entry-category-header"> Political Interests </h3> <p id="biography-entry-body"> Social and economic regeneration, environment, housing, local government, business </p> </div> <div class="biography-entry"> <h3 id="biograpy-entry-category-header"> Countries of interest </h3> <p id="biography-entry-body"> Bangladesh, Kashmir, Pakistan, Palestine </p> </div> </div>
Photo of Politician Hermon, Lady -North Down Hermon, Lady -North Down <div id="ctlElectoralHistory_pnlElectoralHistoryHeader"> <div id="electoral-history-header"> <h3>Electoral history</h3> </div> </div> <div id="ctlElectoralHistory_pnlElectoralHistory" class="electoral-history-panel"> <table id="electoral-history"> <tr> <th>Constituency</th> <th>Date</th> </tr> <tr class="electoral-history-row"> <td class="biography-electoral-history-post"> Member for North Down </td> <td class="biography-electoral-history-date"> May 2015 - </td> </tr> <tr class="electoral-history-row"> <td class="biography-electoral-history-post"> Member for North Down </td> <td class="biography-electoral-history-date"> Jun 2001 - Mar 2015 </td> </tr> </table> </div> <div id="ctlParliamentaryCareer_pnlParliamentaryCareerHeader"> <div id="parliamentary-career-header"> <h3><span class="parliamentary-career-header-left">Parliamentary career</span></h3> </div> </div> <div id="ctlParliamentaryCareer_pnlParliamentaryCareer" class="parliamentary-career-panel"> <table id="parliamentary-career"> <tr> <th>Post</th> <th>Date</th> </tr> <tr class="parliamentary-career-row"> <td class="parliamentary-career-post"> Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) </td> <td class="parliamentary-career-date"> May 2002 - May 2005 </td> </tr> <tr class="parliamentary-career-row"> <td class="parliamentary-career-post"> Shadow Spokesperson (Women) </td> <td class="parliamentary-career-date"> May 2001 - May 2005 </td> </tr> <tr class="parliamentary-career-row"> <td class="parliamentary-career-post"> Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) </td> <td class="parliamentary-career-date"> May 2001 - May 2005 </td> </tr> <tr class="parliamentary-career-row"> <td class="parliamentary-career-post"> Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry) </td> <td class="parliamentary-career-date"> May 2001 - May 2005 </td> </tr> </table> </div> <div id="CtlCommittees_pnlSelectCommitteesHeader"> <div id="select-committees-header"> <h3>Select committees</h3> </div> </div> <div id="CtlCommittees_pnlSelectCommittees" class="committees-panel"> <table id="committees"> <tr> <th>Committee</th> <th>House</th> <th>Date</th> </tr> <tr class="committees-rows"> <td class="committees-post"> <a id="CtlCommittees_rptSelectCommittees_ctl01_hypCurrentSelectCommitteePost" class="current-committee-url" href="http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/northern-ireland-affairs-committee/">Northern Ireland Affairs Committee</a> </td> <td class="committees-house"> * </td> <td class="committees-date"> Jul 2015 - </td> </tr> <tr class="committees-rows"> <td class="committees-post"> Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art </td> <td class="committees-house"> * </td> <td class="committees-date"> Oct 2005 - May 2010 </td> </tr> <tr class="committees-rows"> <td class="committees-post"> Northern Ireland Affairs Committee </td> <td class="committees-house"> * </td> <td class="committees-date"> Jul 2005 - Mar 2015 </td> </tr> <tr class="committees-rows"> <td class="committees-post"> Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission </td> <td class="committees-house"> * </td> <td class="committees-date"> Jan 2003 - May 2010 </td> </tr> </table> </div> <div id="pnlBiographyEntry" class="parliamentary-career-panel"> <div class="biography-entry"> <h3 id="biograpy-entry-category-header"> Political Interests </h3> <p id="biography-entry-body"> Policing, human rights, European affairs, health, education </p> </div> <div class="biography-entry"> <h3 id="biograpy-entry-category-header"> Countries of interest </h3> <p id="biography-entry-body"> Republic of Ireland, India </p> </div> </div>
Photo of Politician King, Angus -ME King, Angus -ME 01/01/2013 KING, Angus Stanley, Jr., a Senator from Maine; born in Alexandria, Va., March 31, 1944; graduated Dartmouth College, B.A., 1966; graduated University of Virginia, J.D., 1969; lawyer; counsel, U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Alcoholism and Narcotics; television program host and co-producer; company executive; energy conservation company owner; governor of Maine 1995-2003; elected as an Independent to the United States Senate in 2012 for the term ending January 3, 2019.
Photo of Politician McGarry, Natalie -Glasgow East McGarry, Natalie -Glasgow East <div id="ctlElectoralHistory_pnlElectoralHistoryHeader"> <div id="electoral-history-header"> <h3>Electoral history</h3> </div> </div> <div id="ctlElectoralHistory_pnlElectoralHistory" class="electoral-history-panel"> <table id="electoral-history"> <tr> <th>Constituency</th> <th>Date</th> </tr> <tr class="electoral-history-row"> <td class="biography-electoral-history-post"> Member for Glasgow East </td> <td class="biography-electoral-history-date"> May 2015 - </td> </tr> </table> </div> <div id="ctlParliamentaryCareer_pnlParliamentaryCareerHeader"> <div id="parliamentary-career-header"> <h3><span class="parliamentary-career-header-left">Parliamentary career</span></h3> </div> </div> <div id="ctlParliamentaryCareer_pnlParliamentaryCareer" class="parliamentary-career-panel"> <table id="parliamentary-career"> <tr> <th>Post</th> <th>Date</th> </tr> <tr class="parliamentary-career-row"> <td class="parliamentary-career-post"> Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Disabilities) </td> <td class="parliamentary-career-date"> May 2015 - Nov 2015 </td> </tr> </table> </div>
Photo of Politician McGowan, Cathy -Victoria McGowan, Cathy -Victoria <h2>Biography</h2> <dl> <dt>Parliamentary service</dt> <dd> <ul> <li>Elected to the House of Representatives for Indi, Victoria, 2013 and 2016.</li> </ul> </dd> <dt>Committee service</dt> <dd> <ul> <li>House of Representatives Standing: Agriculture and Industry from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16; Infrastructure, Transport and Cities from 15.9.16.</li><li>Joint Statutory: Human Rights from 14.5.15 to 9.5.16.</li><li>Joint Standing Committee on the National Broadband Network from 10.10.16.</li> </ul> </dd> <dt>Personal</dt> <dd> <ul> <li>Born 29.11.1953, Albury, NSW.</li> </ul> </dd> <dt>Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament</dt> <dd> <ul> <li>BA (Monash), DipEd (Melb.), MAppSc (UWS).</li><li>Teacher 1977-80. </li><li>Legislative and research assistant to the Member for Indi, EC Cameron, MP 1980-83.</li><li>Rural community consultant 1984-87.</li><li>Rural Affairs Adviser, Dept of Agriculture (Vic.) 1987-90.</li><li>Managing Director, Catherine McGowan Consulting (leadership, agriculture, community development) 1990-2013.</li><li>Lecturer, University of Western Sydney 1992-2003.</li> </ul> </dd> <dt>Electorate</dt> <dd> <ul> Description: rural.<br>Location: north-eastern Victoria; it includes the cities of Benalla, Wangaratta and Wodonga, and the centres of Alexandra, Bandiana, Barnawartha, Beechworth, Bonnie Doon, Bright, Chiltern, Corryong, Dederang, Eildon, Falls Creek, Flowerdale, Glenrowan, Harrietville, Jamieson, Kinglake, Mansfield, Marysville, Merton, Mitta Mitta, Moyhu, Mt Beauty, Mt Buffalo, Mt Buller, Mt Hotham, Myrtleford, Rutherglen, Tallangatta, Thoona, Tungamah, Whitfield, Woods Point, Yackandandah, Yarck and Yea.<br>Area: 28 567 sq km.<br>Electors enrolled: 103 734 (at 2.7.16).<br>Industries: agriculture, tourism, forestry, woodchipping, food processing, viticulture, timber processing, manufacturing, services, transport, education, health, building and construction.<br>State electorates: Indi includes the Victorian Legislative Assembly electorate of Benambra, and parts of Eildon, Euroa and Ovens Valley. </ul> </dd> <dt>Honours</dt> <dd> <ul> <li>Awarded Centenary Medal 2003.</li><li>Appointed Officer of the Order of Australia, January 2004.</li> </ul> </dd> </dl> <h3></h3>
Photo of Politician Sanders, Bernard -VT Sanders, Bernard -VT 01/01/2007 SANDERS, Bernard, a Senator and a Representative from Vermont; born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., September 8, 1941; graduated from Madison High School, Brooklyn, N.Y.; B.S., University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill., 1964; faculty, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1989; faculty, Hamilton College, Clinton, N.Y., 1990; carpenter; journalist; unsuccessful independent candidate for election to the United States Senate in 1972 and 1974; unsuccessful independent candidate for election for governor of Vermont in 1972, 1976 and 1986; mayor of Burlington, Vt., 1981-1989; unsuccessful independent candidate to the One Hundred First Congress in 1988; elected as an independent to the One Hundred Second and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1991-January 3, 2007); was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives but was elected as an Independent to the United States Senate in 2006 for the term commencing January 3, 2007; reelected in 2012 for the term ending January 3, 2019; chair, Committee on Veterans Affairs (One Hundred Thirteenth Congress); was an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016.
Photo of Politician Thomson, Michelle -Edinburgh West Thomson, Michelle -Edinburgh West <div id="ctlElectoralHistory_pnlElectoralHistoryHeader"> <div id="electoral-history-header"> <h3>Electoral history</h3> </div> </div> <div id="ctlElectoralHistory_pnlElectoralHistory" class="electoral-history-panel"> <table id="electoral-history"> <tr> <th>Constituency</th> <th>Date</th> </tr> <tr class="electoral-history-row"> <td class="biography-electoral-history-post"> Member for Edinburgh West </td> <td class="biography-electoral-history-date"> May 2015 - </td> </tr> </table> </div> <div id="ctlParliamentaryCareer_pnlParliamentaryCareerHeader"> <div id="parliamentary-career-header"> <h3><span class="parliamentary-career-header-left">Parliamentary career</span></h3> </div> </div> <div id="ctlParliamentaryCareer_pnlParliamentaryCareer" class="parliamentary-career-panel"> <table id="parliamentary-career"> <tr> <th>Post</th> <th>Date</th> </tr> <tr class="parliamentary-career-row"> <td class="parliamentary-career-post"> Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader (Business, Innovation and Skills) </td> <td class="parliamentary-career-date"> May 2015 - Oct 2015 </td> </tr> </table> </div> <div id="CtlCommittees_pnlSelectCommitteesHeader"> <div id="select-committees-header"> <h3>Select committees</h3> </div> </div> <div id="CtlCommittees_pnlSelectCommittees" class="committees-panel"> <table id="committees"> <tr> <th>Committee</th> <th>House</th> <th>Date</th> </tr> <tr class="committees-rows"> <td class="committees-post"> Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee </td> <td class="committees-house"> * </td> <td class="committees-date"> Oct 2016 - </td> </tr> <tr class="committees-rows"> <td class="committees-post"> <a id="CtlCommittees_rptSelectCommittees_ctl02_hypCurrentSelectCommitteePost" class="current-committee-url" href="http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/other-committees/committee-on-arms-export-controls/">Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee)</a> </td> <td class="committees-house"> * </td> <td class="committees-date"> Feb 2016 - </td> </tr> <tr class="committees-rows"> <td class="committees-post"> Education, Skills and the Economy Sub-Committee </td> <td class="committees-house"> * </td> <td class="committees-date"> Dec 2015 - </td> </tr> <tr class="committees-rows"> <td class="committees-post"> Business, Innovation and Skills Committee </td> <td class="committees-house"> * </td> <td class="committees-date"> Jul 2015 - Oct 2016 </td> </tr> </table> </div>
Photo of Politician Wilkie, Andrew -Tasmania Wilkie, Andrew -Tasmania <h2>Biography</h2> <dl> <dt>Parliamentary service</dt> <dd> <ul> <li>Elected to the House of Representatives for Denison, Tasmania, 2010, 2013 and 2016.</li> </ul> </dd> <dt>Committee service</dt> <dd> <ul> <li>Joint Statutory: Intelligence and Security from 18.11.10 to 5.8.13.</li><li>Joint Select: Gambling Reform from 21.10.10 to 24.6.13; Australia Fund Establishment from 2.10.14 to 25.6.15.</li> </ul> </dd> <dt>Personal</dt> <dd> <ul> <li>Born 8.11.1961, Tamworth, NSW.</li> </ul> </dd> <dt>Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament</dt> <dd> <ul> <li>BA (UNSW).</li><li>Graduate Diploma of Management.</li><li>Graduate Diploma of Defence Studies.</li><li>Australian Army 1980-2000 (see Military service below).</li><li>Manager, Training Solutions, Raytheon Australia 2000-01.</li><li>Manager, Strategic Pursuits, Raytheon Australia 2000-01.</li><li>Senior Strategic Analyst, Office of National Assessments 2001-03.</li><li>Senior Transnational Issue Analyst, Office of National Assessments 2001-03.</li><li>Writer 2003-07.</li><li>Small business owner 2008-10.</li> </ul> </dd> <dt>Military Service</dt> <dd> <ul> <li>Cadet, Royal Military College of Australia, Duntroon 1980-84.</li><li>Infantry Officer, Australian Army 1984-2001.</li> </ul> </dd> <dt>Electorate</dt> <dd> <ul> Description: inner metropolitan.<br>Location: it includes the city of Hobart, and the centres of Austins Ferry, Claremont, Collinsvale, Glenorchy, Glenlusk, Mt Nelson, New Town, Sandy Bay and Taroona.<br>Area: 289 sq km (approx.).<br>Electors enrolled: 73 963 (at 2.7.16).<br>Industries: banking and retail, chocolate and confectionery, catamaran construction, brewery, zinc works, food and timber processing, heavy transport, wholesale trade, engineering works, glass products and port facilities.<br>State electorates: Denison is co-extensive with the Tasmanian House of Assembly electorate of the same name. <br> </ul> </dd> <dt>Publications</dt> <dd> <ul> <li>Axis of deceit, Melbourne, Black Inc., 2004; revised edition, 2010.</li> </ul> </dd> </dl> <h3></h3>
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