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Education: BA in business administration from University of Georgia, 1964. PhD in economics from the University of Georgia, 1967

Religion: Episcopalian

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Family: Wife, Wendy. Two sons: Marshall, 22, and Jeff, 20

Military service: None

Experience: Taught economics for 12 years at Texas A&M University. Elected US House, 1979-85. Elected US Senate, 1985-present. Serves on the Budget, Appropriations, and Banking Committees

Net worth: Has assets worth at least $1 million to more than $2.7 million; Senate salary $133,600

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