NAME _ Byron Dorgan.
AGE-BIRTHDATE-LOCATION _ 67; May 14, 1942; Dickinson, Stark County, N.D.
EXPERIENCE _ Dec. 15, 1992-present, U.S. senator; 1999-present, Senate Democratic Policy Committee chair; 2009-present, Senate Indian Affairs Committee chair; 1980-1992, represented North Dakota's at-large congressional district in the House; 1969-1980, North Dakota tax commissioner.
EDUCATION _ B.S., University of North Dakota, 1965; M.B.A., University of Denver, 1966.
FAMILY _ Wife, Kimberly; four children, Scott, Shelly (deceased), Brendon, Haley.
QUOTE _ "I believe that when taxpayer dollars are used, they should support the things produced here at home," Dorgan, in a statement explaining why he sponsored protectionist provisions in the stimulus package, January 2009.