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BERG, Rick, a Representative from North Dakota; born in Maddock, Benson County,
N. Dak., August 16, 1959; graduated from Hettinger High School, Hettinger, N.
Dak., 1977; attended, North Dakota State College of Science, Wahpeton, N. Dak.,
1977-1978; B.S., North Dakota State University, Fargo, N. Dak., 1981; business
owner; member of the North Dakota state house of representatives, 1984-2010;
speaker, North Dakota state house of representatives, 1993; majority leader,
North Dakota state house of representatives, 2003-2009; elected as a Republican
to the One Hundred Twelfth Congress (January 3, 2011-January 3, 2013); not a
candidate for reelection in 2012, but was an unsuccessful candidate for the
United States Senate.