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U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, at the podium, speaks at a press conference at the nation's Capitol on Thursday, Oct. 3, in which a group of eight Democrats and 11 Republicans announced that they are working together to find a solution to the federal government shutdown. (Submitted photo)

Rep. Kind is co-leader of bipartisan group seeking to end government shutdown

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U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wisconsin, and Rep. Charlie Dent, R-Pennsylvania, held a press conference on Thursday, Oct. 3, with a group of 11 House Republicans and eight House Democrats to announce that they were working together on a solution to the government shutdown.


Kind, who represents Wisconsin’s 3rd Congressional District that includes Pierce County, is the leader of a group of moderate Democrats in the House of Representatives.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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