Who is Larry Pressler?
Larry Lee Pressler is a U.S. politician from South Dakota. He served two terms in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1975 to 1979, then three terms in the U.S. Senate from 1979 to 1997, losing a re-election campaign to Tim Johnson in 1996. He was the first Vietnam veteran to be elected to the Senate.
Since leaving the Senate, Pressler has served as a lawyer, business advisor and lecturer, and has remained active in politics and government. He has either considered running, or briefly run, for office several times. In December 2013 Pressler announced that would run as an independent in the 2014 mid-term elections for the U.S. Senate seat he lost to Johnson in 1996.
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- Mar 29, 1942
- Also known as
- Larry Lee Pressler
- United States of America
- Harvard University
- Harvard Law School
- University of South Dakota
- St Edmund Hall, Oxford
- University of California, Los Angeles
on July 23, 2013
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