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The Religious Affiliation of Ohio Politician
From: "Congressional Races - Ohio District 16", in "All Politics" section of CNN.com website (http://cgi.cnn.com/ALLPOLITICS/1996/candidates/election.guide/text/OH16.shtml; viewed 1 December 2005):
Thomas Burkhart (D)
District 16 (Northeast--Canton)
BORN: July 5, 1951; Mansfield, Ohio
EDUCATION: Loudonville High School
FAMILY: Wife, Janice; three children
OCCUPATION: Shipper/receiver; Union representative
POLITICAL CAREER: Democratic candidate, Ohio House, 1980; Democratic Candidate, U.S. House, 1990
Urged to run by local party officials, Burkhart appeals to the district's blue-collar constituents with his emphasis on the economy's impact on family values--what kind of family life can you have when both parents have to work?--and his belief that NAFTA exploits third-world workers while putting Americans out of work.
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