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Martin Frost

House of Representatives

A Representative from Texas; born in Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 1, 1942; graduated from R.L. Paschal High School, Fort Worth, Tex., 1960; B.A. and B.J., University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo., 1964; J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., 1970; United States Army Reserves, 1966-1972; lawyer, private practice; journalist; law clerk for United State Judge Sarah T. Hughes, for the Northern District of Texas, 1970-1971; delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1976, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, and 2000; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-sixth and to the twelve succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1979-January 3, 2005); chair, House Democratic Caucus (One Hundred Sixth through One Hundred Eighth Congresses); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 2004.

Currently serves as Chairman of the Board of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) and Senior Partner in the Washington, DC, office of law firm Polsinelli.