MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Republican Party of Minnesota Chairwoman, Jennifer Carnahan, released the following statement:

“Earlier today, my husband and Minnesota’s First District Congressman Jim Hagedorn, announced he was diagnosed on February 15, 2019, with stage four kidney cancer.

“Over the past year, Jim has received treatment at the Mayo Clinic and is doing well. Jim has worked incredibly hard representing the people of Southern Minnesota, all while fighting this disease.

“Jim loves our country and serving in Congress more than anything in the world. As his wife and chair of our party, the past year hasn’t been easy. We both remain committed to one another, our jobs, our state and our country.

“We appreciate your positive thoughts and well wishes. Jim is making great progress and remains one of the hardest working members of Congress.”

For Immediate Release
February 19, 2020
Contact: Becky Alery
763-360-1711
[email protected]