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Steve Andreasen
Born: Richfield, Minn.
Personal: Resides in Rochester
Education: BA, Gustavus Adolphus College, 1984; M.A., University of Minnesota, 1986
Occupation: National security consultant and author.
Political background: Worked as a national security consultant in the Clintin, Bush Sr., and Reagan administrations
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1st District Congress
Steve Andreasen (DFL)

In his work with three administrations, Steven Andreasen dealt with a wide range of nuclear weapons, arms control and related defense policy and intelligence issues. He has been working as a national security consultant and writing a book on nuclear weapons, arms control and missile defense.

He says he would work with Republicans as well as Democrats if elected. He has talked on the campaign trail of the possibility of war with Iraq and called for more federal spending restraint.

From the Campaign Trail

Farming is king in 1st District, but people are talking Iraq
Oct. 11 - The race for Minnesota's 1st District U.S. House seat is a three-way affair. Incumbent Republican Gil Gutknecht faces candidates from both the DFL and the Green parties. Iraq, agriculture, and medical care are major issues in a district which has changed since the last election. Ten counties have been added. Gutknecht's challengers think redistricting gives them a better chance of beating the four-term representative. But Gutknecht says the new 1st District voters are his kind of people. (More)

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