Tim Walz

Tim Walz
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Incumbent Tim Walz debates Brian Davis
Incumbent DFL Rep. Tim Walz and his Republican challenger Brian Davis met in Mankato to debate the issues. (Midday, 10/14/2008)
Tim Walz debates Brian Davis
Democratic U.S. Rep. Tim Walz and his Republican challenger Dr. Brian Davis clashed on Social Security, oil drilling and other issues in their first one-on-one debate. (10/09/2008)
Debate crowd
The Farmfest congressional forum attracted large crowds of farmers and politicians Tuesday near Redwood Falls. (08/05/2008)
Republican Congressional candidate Brian Davis has paid his property taxes late every year for the last five years. (07/23/2008)
State Sen. Dick Day, R-Owatonna, and Mayo Clinic physician Brian Davis both want to defeat Democratic Rep. Tim Walz. But first one will have to beat the other in a Republican primary. (07/20/2008)
Despite a long career in public office, Republican congressional candidate and state Sen. Dick Day is trailing badly in the money race in Minnesota's 1st District. (07/15/2008)
Republican congressional candidate Brian Davis has raised nearly $400,000 from April through June, including a $100,000 loan he made to his campaign. (07/07/2008)
U.S. Rep. Tim Walz is preparing to secure emergency flood aid from the federal government. (06/13/2008)
State Sen. Dick Day, the challenger to the endorsed Republican candidate for Congress in Minnesota's 1st District, said he has much more experience in government than his opponent. (05/27/2008)
Rep. Tim Walz reported raising more than $1 million last year, following a fourth quarter that pulled in $249,000. (01/22/2008)

Candidate snapshot

Party: DFL

Biography

Date of Birth: 04/06/1964

Place of Birth: Westpoint, Nebraska

Education: Butte High School, B.S. Social Science Education Chadron State College in Nebraska,

Positions Held: U.S. House, 2006 - Present

Business/Professional Experience: 1990-2005 full-time National Guard; Educator, Mankato West High School, 1996-present Command Sergeant Major, Army National Guard, 1981-2005; Educator, Alliance Public Schools, 1991-1996; Educator, Harvard World Teach, 1989-1990; Founder, Educational Travel Adventures Incorporated; Educator Pine Ridge, SD.

Religion: Lutheran

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