Birthplace: Hope, Ark.

Family: Married, one daughter.

Education: Georgetown University, Yale Law School; Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, England.

Public Career: Governor of Arkansas, 1978-1980, 1982 to present.

Key Positions:

* Calls for trust fund from which college loans can be drawn to be paid back as a percentage of income or through national service.

* Supports Head Start.

* Supports national examination system in math and science.

* Would cut $100 billion out of military budget over the next five years.

* Suggests canceling SDI program.

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