Jim Oberstar

Jim Oberstar
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Party: DFL

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Place of Birth: Chisholm, Minn.

Education: B.A. French, Political Science, College of St. Thomas;
M.A. European Studies, College of Europe

Positions Held: U.S. House of Representatives, 1974-present

Business/Professional Experience: Chief staff assistant to U.S. Rep. John Blatnik, 1963-1974

Religion: Roman Catholic

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