Dan Rostenkowski

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Daniel (Dan) David Rostenkowski (January 2, 1928 - August 11, 2010) was a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Illinois from 1959 to 1995.

He died in his Wisconsin home at the age of 82 on 11 August 2010.[1]

Voted against support for "Contras"

The Congressional Record of February 3, 1988 shows that the following leading Democratic Party Congressmen voted against aid to the Nicaraguan Freedom Fighters - the "Contras"- then fighting against the Marxist-Leninist Sandinista government of Nicaragua: