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Friday, December 8, 2006

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Minnesota's outgoing congressmen reflect on leaving Washington
    There will be a fair amount of turnover in Minnesota's congressional delegation next year, with three House members handing over their seats. They look back on their time in public office.11:06 a.m.
    Martin Sabo: Congressman representing Minnesota's 5th District since 1979. Sabo, a Democrat, decided not to seek re-election.
    Gil Gutknecht: Congressman representing Minnesota's 1st District since 1995. Gutknecht, a Republican, lost his re-election bid.
    Mark Kennedy: Congressman representing Minnesota's 6th District since 2001. Kennedy, a Republican, ran unsuccessfully for the U.S. Senate.
  • The McCarthy Tapes
    Eugene McCarthy died in December 2005 at the age of 89. His political legacy will forever be defined by 1968, when McCarthy turned his opposition to the Vietnam War into a crusade for the presidency. The McCarthy Tapes takes us back to the 1968 campaign through the audio recordings of the McCarthy archive.12:06 p.m.
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