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Name: Gary Lee Bauer                                                               
Born: 4 May 1946                                                                   
Gary Lee Bauer (born May 4, 1946, Covington, Kentucky) is a conservative           
American politician notable for his ties to several evangelical Christian groups   
and campaigns. Bauer received a bachelor's degree from Georgetown College and a     
law degree from Georgetown University. He served as Ronald Reagan's                 
Undersecretary of Education from 1982 to 1987, and as an advisor on domestic       
policy from 1987 to 1988. While serving under Reagan, he was named Chairman         
of President Reagan's Special Working Group on the Family. His report, "The         
Family: Preserving America's Future," was presented to the President in December   
Bauer served as the president of the Family Research Council from 1988-1999.       
He resigned from this position to run for the Republican Party nomination for       
President of the United States. He dropped out of the race after the primaries     
in February 2000. In 1996, he founded the Campaign for Working Families (CWF), a   
non-partisan Political Action Committee dedicated to electing pro-family, pro-life 
and pro-free enterprise candidates to federal and state offices. In addition       
to serving as the chairman of CWF, Bauer is also the president of American         
Values, a non-profit organization committed to defending life, traditional         
marriage, and equipping children with conservative values. Gary Bauer was           
one of the signers of the Statement of Principles of Project for the New           
American Century (PNAC) on June 3, 1997.