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Candidate Profile: Mark Pocan
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Mark PocanAge: 48City of residence: Madison, WIFamily: Married to Philip FrankEducation: Bachelor of arts - journalismOccupation: small business ownerWebsite: www.pocanforcongress.comPrevious elected positions held: Dane County Board of Supervisors, 1991-1996 (3 terms); Wisconsin State Assembly - District 78, 1999-2013 (7 terms)What is the top issue facing this district and how would you work to resolve it?The most critical issue facing the Second District as well as our country is the need to continue to rebuild our economy. Not only will I support President Obama's jobs legislation, but I will make efforts to close corporate loopholes and cut wasteful spending to resolve our mounting debt. Also, I will follow Tammy Baldwin in supporting the Buffett Rule - that will ensure millionaires and billionaires pay the same taxes as middle-class Americans.