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Vin Weber


VIN WEBER, cochairman of the government relations firm Mercury/Clark & Weinstock, served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1981 to 1993, representing Minnesota’s second congressional district. He was a member of the Appropriations Committee and an elected member of the House Republican leadership. Mr. Weber is former chairman of the National Endowment for Democracy, where he still serves on the Board of Directors, a trustee of the Aspen Institute, and is on the Board of the Council of Foreign Relations. In addition, he has served on the Secretary of Defense’s Defense Policy Board Advisory Committee and the Secretary of State’s Advisory Committee on Democracy Promotion.

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