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Dan Becker
Born: St. Cloud
Resides: St. Cloud
Personal: Married. Two children
Education: Bachelors degree in health education, St. Cloud State University; Masters degree in social justice, St. Cloud State University.
Political background: Campaign manager for Cathy Bolcar for St. Cloud City Council 1997. Campaign manager for Cathy Bolcar for US Congress. 7th District, 1998. Campaign manager for Cathy Bolcar for St. Cloud City Council 2001
Occupation: A chemical dependency counselor of addicts and alcoholics at the high school level, in patient treatment, and halfway house placements.
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6th District
Three candidates for the 6th Congressional District seat debated for the first and only time. Listen | Read . (10/31/02)

6th District Congress
Dan Becker (IP)
Snapshot Dan Becker says he has a five-generation bloodline of Democrats all, "Farm Labor." He describes himself as "a moderate conservative, although I have been active in the Republican Party over the past 5 years, with wife Cathy Bolcar who was a Republican delegate in 2002 . He is a chemical dependency counselor and says his only campaign promise is to lower Anoka County and Sherburne County's rank as #1 and #2 in the state of Minnesota for methamphetemine production and traffic. He says if he can't change that in his first term, he won't run for re-election.
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Nov. 6 -- Freshman GOP Rep. Mark Kennedy headed off a well-funded challenge by Democrat Janet Robert to win the 6th District race on Tuesday. Robert, a wealthy Democratic attorney, loaned her campaign at least $1.6 million and ran a television advertising blitz challenging Kennedy's stance on corporate accountability issues and Social Security. (More)

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