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Former Minn. Sen. Rod Grams Dies At 65

Former U.S. senator Rod Grams, a popular TV anchorman who went on to become the most conservative politician ever elected to statewide office in Minnesota, has died. He was 65.

10/09/2013

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Fmr. MN Sen. In Hospice Care: ‘I Know We Are Seeing The End’

Former U.S. Sen. Rod Grams has entered hospice care following his April 2012 cancer diagnosis. Grams, 65, is in hospice with Stage 4 colon cancer that has spread to other parts of his body. He’s at home in his east-central Minnesota town of Crown and said his cancer is too aggressive for chemotherapy.

09/04/2013

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Political Science Prof Weighs In On Klobuchar Sen. Race

U.S Senator Amy Klobuchar is being challenged by Republican Kurt Bills. But Larry Jacobs, political science professor, says if there were a poll taken today, most people wouldn’t be able to name her opponent.

07/08/2012