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Jim Burg has worn the hat of a soldier, a businessman, a farmer and a public servant. He is a retired lieutenant colonel of the National Guard and has been active in politics since 1975. He current owns a farm with 200 cows.
Robert Moore, a member of the Souix tribe, is one of two Native Americans attending the Democratic convention and the only delegate who lives on a reservation.
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