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ROSS, Michael Avery, a Representative from Arkansas; born in Texarkana, Miller County,
Ark., on August 2, 1961; graduated from Hope High School, Hope, Ark.; B.A.,
University of Arkansas, Little Rock, Ark., 1987; businessman; staff, office of
Lt. Governor of Arkansas, 1985-1989; member of the Arkansas state senate,
1991-2000; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Seventh and to the five
succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2001-January 3, 2013); was not a candidate
for reelection to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress in 2012.