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Announcement Of Congressional Wellness Caucus Slated For Today

Meanwhile, The Hill reports on what motivated some first-term members of Congress to run for the House of Representatives even though they had never held office before.

Minnesota Public Radio: Klobuchar, Paulsen To Form Health Care Caucus
Minnesota health care industry leaders are backing a bipartisan effort to create a federal Congressional Wellness Caucus. Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Republican Rep. Erik Paulsen plan to announce the caucus Monday in Minneapolis (Shenoy, 6/12).

The Hill: Health Care Law Prompts Ellmers' Run
Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-N.C.) is one of seven nurses in Congress, and among the more than 30 freshmen who had never held office before January. Hers is a classic 2010 story (Viebeck, 6/13).

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