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SWEENEY, John E., a Representative from New York; born in Troy, Rensselaer County,
N.Y., August 9, 1955; B.A., Russell Sage College, Troy, N.Y., 1981; J.D.,
Western New England Law School, Springfield, Mass., 1990; New York state
commissioner of Labor; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Sixth and to
the three succeeding Congress (January 3, 1999-January 3, 2007); unsuccessful
candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Tenth Congress in 2006.