Conrad reflects on time in Washington
Published 12/08/2012, INFORUM
FARGO – Kent Conrad sent tremors through North Dakota’s political landscape when he announced on Jan. 18, 2011, he would not seek a fifth term in the U.S. Senate. The decision was an aftershock to the political earthquake delivered a year earlier, on Jan. 5, 2010, when Sen. Byron Dorgan, a fellow Democrat, announced he would retire from politics.Word count: 1734
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