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Senate GOP picks Sviggum for key job

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ST. PAUL -- One of Minnesota's most veteran politicians becomes a top state Senate staff member today.

Former House Speaker Steve Sviggum will serve as executive assistant and communications director for the majority caucus.


Majority Leader Dave Senjem, R-Rochester, said the Republican Kenyon farmer and teacher "served with credibility and honor for many years."

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.