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New Jersey politician Kerry Katsorhis ran unsuccessfully for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in 1996.
From: "Congressional Races - New York District 18", in "All Politics" section of CNN.com website (http://cgi.cnn.com/ALLPOLITICS/1996/candidates/election.guide/text/NY18.shtml; viewed 1 December 2005):
Kerry Katsorhis (R)
District 18 (Parts of Westchester --Bronx and Queens counties)
BORN: July 31, 1945, Chicago
EDUCATION: St. John's U, B.A., 1967; New York Law School, J.D., 1970
FAMILY: Wife, Ellen; three children
RELIGION: Greek Orthodox
OCCUPATION: Police officer; assistant district attorney; lawyer
POLITICAL CAREER: New York City sheriff, 1994-95
Though the moderate Katsorhis admires incumbent Nita Lowey's record on women's rights and the environment, he says she hasn't done enough for the economy and emphasizes his endorsement of Bob Dole's plan for a 15% tax cut and enterprise zones. A former cop, Katsorhis is also tough on crime, advocating the death penalty for anyone who kills an on-duty law-enforcement officer.
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