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Scott L. Klug

Former Congressman (R-WI)

Scott Klug is an American lobbyist, author, and businessman, as well as a former politician and television reporter, from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Klug was the representative for Wisconsin’s 2nd congressional district and was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives. He served in Congress from 1991 to 1998. He earned a degree in history at Lawrence University in 1975 and went on to receive his master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University. He later received his MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1990. For 14 years, Klug worked as a television journalist, serving as an anchor and reporter for several stations in Seattle, Washington, Madison, Wisconsin, and Washington D.C. During his time in Congress, Klug gained national attention for his opposition to the George H.W. Bush Administration for his support of abortion rights and family leave. He also presented a resolution on not supporting the continuing resolutions of government funding, which led to a United States federal government shutdown in 1995 and 1996. he decided to not run for re-election in 1998. Scott Klug is currently the Director of Public Affairs at Foley & Lardner, a Wisconsin-based law firm, and represents clients in Washington and other state capitals. He and his wife have three children.