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Name: John Forbes Kerry                                                               
Born: 11 December 1943 Aurora, Colorado                                               
John Forbes Kerry (born December 11, 1943) is an American politician who is           
currently serving his fourth term as the junior United States Senator from             
Massachusetts. As the Presidential nominee of the Democratic Party, he was             
defeated in the 2004 presidential election by the Republican incumbent President       
George W. Bush. Senator Kerry is currently the Chairman of the United States           
Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. He is a Vietnam Veteran,     
and was a spokesman for Vietnam Veterans Against the War when he returned home         
from service. Before entering the Senate, he served as a District Attorney and         
Lt. Governor of Massachusetts under Michael Dukakis, also a future Democratic         
Presidential nominee.