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Tom Ridge -- White House
Assistant to the President for Office of Homeland Security

Prior to joining the White House, Tom Ridge was a twice-elected Governor of Pennsylvania, serving from 1995 to 2001. In addition, he was elected to Congress in 1982 and was re-elected six times. After he received his law degree, Governor Ridge was in private practice before becoming assistant district attorney in Erie County. He also served as an infantry staff sergeant in Vietnam, earning the Bronze Star for Valor. He is a graduate of Harvard University and received his J.D. from Dickinson School of Law.

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