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Led by Democratic leader Robert Byrd D-West Virginia (center-seated), Senate Democrats (L-R seated) Lloyd Bentsen, Texas, Byrd, Gaylord Nelson, Wisconsin and (L-R standing) Max Baucus, Montana, Pat Leahy, Vermont, Donald Riegle, Michigan and Jim Sasser, Tennessee moved to prevent Republicans from pushing President Reagan's 10% across-the-board tax cut through the Senate June 26, 1980. (UPI/File)
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Donald Wayne Riegle Jr. (born February 4, 1938) is an American politician from Michigan, who served for five terms as a Congressman and for three terms as a Senator. He has been Chairman of Government Affairs of APCO Worldwide Inc. since joining it in May 2001. He also served on the Visiting Committee of the Harvard Graduate School of Education and as an Adjunct Professor of the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University.

He served as Deputy Chairman of Shandwick International from 1995 to 2001 and served as its Chairman of Government Relations until 2001. In 1994, he joined Shandwick International, Americas in 1995. Riegle has been a Director of WellPoint Inc. (formerly known as Anthem Inc.) since 2001 and a Director of Rx Optical since 1995. He served as a Director of TexCal Energy (GP) LLC (formerly known as Tri Union Development Corp.) and as a Director of Anthem Insurance (subsidiary of WellPoint Inc.) from 1999 to May 2003. He served as a Director of Stillwater Mining Co. from June 23, 2003 to August 2009.

Senator Riegle served as the Chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, and was a member of the Senate Finance, Commerce, Labor and Human Resources, and Budget Committees. He also chaired subcommittees including Health for Families and the Uninsured, Securities, and Science and Space.

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