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1. Aaron Schock
Aaron Schock Aaron Schock: The Young Representative of IllinoisAaron Schock is most known for representing the 18th congressional district of Illinois as a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives.Early Life and EducationAaron Schock was born on May 30, 1981 on Morris, Minnesota as the youngest child of four. He was raised on a rural farm but later moved to Peoria, Il..
2. Alpha Phi Alpha
Alpha Phi Alpha   What is Alpha Phi Alpha? Alpha Phi Alpha was the first fraternity every established for African Americans.  The fraternity was founded on December 4, 1906 at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.  The founders of the fraternity saw a need for a strong Brotherhood of African descendants, and the founders—known as the “Jewels” of th..
3. Arthur K. Delaney
Arthur K. Delaney   Arthur K. Delaney   Best remembered today as the first mayor of Juneau, Alaska, Arthur K. Delaney began his professional career as an attorney. Born in New York State, he arrived in Alaska in the 1890s as part of the larger wave of travelers seeking fortune during the Klondike Gold Rush. At the end of 1895, Arthur K. Delaney was admitted as a judge..
4. Ben Nelson
Ben Nelson Ben Nelson: the Senior Senator of NebraskaBen Nelson is most known for being the current Senior Democratic Senator for Nebraska. He was also the former Governor of Nebraska as well.Early Life and EducationBen Nelson was born on May 17, 1941 in McCook, Nebraska as an only child of his parents. He attended the University of Nebraska, where he received his undergraduate degree in ..
5. Ben Quayle
Ben Quayle Who is Ben Quayle? Ben Quayle is most known for his role as an American politician as well a Republican U.S. Representative for the third congressional district of Arizona. Ben Quayle was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana on November 5, 1976 as the second son to his father, the former Vice President of the United States. He was just born only three days after his father was..
6. Bob Woodward
Bob Woodward   Bob Woodward Veteran journalist Bob Woodward is best known as one half of the investigating journalism team which directly led to the resignation of president Richard M. Nixon in 1974. Along with his fellow journalist Carl Bernstein, Bob Woodward began investigating the Watergate scandal in 1972. Their initial assignment was to look into the burglary of the De..
7. Bruce Bennett
Bruce Bennett   Bruce Bennett was an Arkansas politician best known for serving as the state Attorney General from 1957 to 1960, and then again from 1963 to 1966. During his first term as Attorney General, Bruce Bennett was associated with the passage of a series of bills he authored in 1958 with the specific purpose of making it impossible for the civil rights organization th..
8. Carl Levin
Carl Levin   Carl Levin   Carl Levin has been a senator representing Michigan since 1979. In legal circles, Carl Levin is best known for his role in the authorship of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 (NDAA), which includes a controversial clause authorizing the indefinite detention of those suspected in aiding and abetting terrorist a..
9. Charles Nesson
Charles Nesson   Charles Nesson   Charles Nesson is an American attorney who has been associated with many prominent legal cases. He is known for his specialized focus on issues of intellectual property law. One of the most famous of his cases was his successful 1971 defense of Daniel Ellsberg.   The roots of the case date back to 1967, when then US Se..
10. Charles Rangel
Charles Rangel Who is Charles Rangel? Charles Rangel is most known for his role as the Republican U.S. Representative for the 15th congressional district of New York. He has served this office since 1971, making Charles Rangel the third-longest currently serving member within the House of Representatives. Charles Rangel was born on January 3. 1971 in Harlem and found himself with a ..
11. Craig S. Morford
Craig S. Morford   Craig S. Morford Born in 1959, Craig S. Morford is a prolific American attorney and former acting Deputy Attorney General of the United States. Craig S. Morford is most widely known for his successful prosecution of James A. Traficant. Moreover, Craig S. Morford gained prominence by crafting The Morford Report which was written after the overturni..
12. Dennis Kucinich
Dennis Kucinich Dennis Kucinich: Representative of the 10th Congressional District of OhioDennis Kucinich is most well known for being the Democratic Representative for the 10th Congressional District of Ohio in the United States House of Representatives. He was also a candidate for the Democratic nomination for both the office of President of the United States in 2004 and 2008.Dennis Kucinich..
13. Diane E. Beaver
Diane E. Beaver   Who is Diane E. Beaver? Diane E. Beaver is a lawyer and former officer in the United States Army. Diane E. Beaver is infamous for her beliefs regarding torturous interrogation techniques at Guantanamo Bay. Diane E. Beaver came into the national spotlight in October of 2002 when she worked for the Army’s Judge Advocate General Corps. During this time ..
14. Donald Gaines Murray
Donald Gaines Murray   Donald Gaines Murray Donald Gaines Murray was the plaintiff in the 1936 case of Murray v. Pearson, an important case in the history of legal desegregation. The case began in January of 1935, when Donald Gaines Murray filed an application to be admitted to the University of Maryland School of Law, which was the only law school in the state. At the time, the ins..
15. Edward Lazarus
Edward Lazarus   Edward Lazarus   Edward Lazarus is a former Supreme Court clerk and Federal Communications Commission Chief of Staff. In the legal field, Edward Lazarus is known both as a lawyer and for his 1998 book "Closed Chambers," which details his time acting as a Supreme Court clerk for Justice Harry Blackmun during the October Term which began in..