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Bio on Dan Morales

Biographical information about former Texas Attorney General Dan Morales, who was indicted on March 6th, 2003 on fraud charges:

AGE: 46.

HOMETOWN: San Antonio

PARTY: Democrat

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree from Trinity University in San Antonio. Law degree from Harvard Law School in 1981.

EXPERIENCE: Attorney; Bexar County prosecutor; state representative; Texas attorney general, 1991-99. Defeated in Democratic gubernatorial primary in 2002.

IN THE NEWS: The state won a $17.3 billion settlement with tobacco companies during Morales' tenure as attorney general. In response to a court decision against race-based admissions at state colleges and universities, Morales expanded the ban to scholarships and financial aid.

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