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DALLAS - (11/03/04) -- State Senator Kenny Marchant provedhis legitimacy as a credit union champion last year as chiefsupporter of the state's credit union reform bill. Tuesday nightthe Texas Republican was one of several state credit unionsupporters to win first-time election to Congress. Joining Marchantin the freshman class of the 109th Congress will be AllysonSchwartz, a Democratic state senator from Pennsylvania whosponsored that state's credit union parity bill in 2002; andRepublican Charles Dent, another strong credit union supporter inthe Pennsylvania legislature.

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