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Shawn M. O'Donnell (D)

Shawn M. O'Donnell

Office Sought: U.S. House, District 1
Age: 51
Residence: Fredericksburg.
Education: Graduate, corporate lawyer's assistant program, Roosevelt University; course work, Univ. of Chicago, Northwestern U.
Occupation: Businessman; former chief executive officer, chief financial officer and commanding officer; author.
Web site: http://www.shawnforcongress.com
E-mail address: info@virginiadem.com

Elected offices/civic activities:

Past member, various chambers of commerce, Lions Club, Rotary Club, Civitan, Tooling and Manufacturing Association, Association of Mechanical Engineers, International Association of Software Professionals, Virginia State Golf Association, U.S. Golf Associ

Why should voters elect you?

"Electing Shawn means having someone in Congress who will stand up to this president and actually represent Virginia's 1st District, our commonwealth and our nation."

What do you think is the most urgent problem facing your jurisdiction?

"Instead of the current spending of billions of dollars every month in Iraq, Shawn is committed to focusing on important issues here at home including real homeland security in this 21st century that respects our Constitution; keeping our commitments to our military and veterans; affordable quality health care for all Americans; quality public education; achieving energy independence; utilities, transportation, housing and infrastructure improvements that benefit our economy and environment, and create good jobs while restoring fiscal responsibility."

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