Martin Sabo

Martin Sabo was a United States Congressman representing Minnesota's fifth district, which includes Minneapolis, from 1979 to 2007. He chaired the House Budget Committee during the 103rd Congress, and was the ranking member of the House Appropriations Homeland Security subcommittee during the 109th Congress. He also has served as the ranking member of the Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee. Martin served for 18 years as a member of the Minnesota State House of Representatives, including six years as Speaker of the House.