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Jim Oberstar, Longtime Minnesota Congressman, Dies At 79

By Baird Helgeson and Kelly Smith, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) Former U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar, a lion in northern Minnesota politics and the state’s longest-serving congressman, died Saturday in his Maryland home. He was 79. The veteran Democrat served 36 years — 18 terms from 1975 to 2011 — in Congress. “His impacts are almost indescribable,” said […]

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