Pederson announcing congressional bid

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Jul 11, 2013 at 4:49 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) St. Cloud State Senator John Pederson makes his bid for Congress official Thursday.

Pederson is holding an 11 am news conference at Marco in the St. Cloud business park to talk about his decision to run for the 6th District seat being vacated by Michele Bachmann.

Pederson is a former St. Cloud city councilmember in his second term in the Senate.

He is the ranking minority member of the Transportation and Public Safety Committee and also serves on the Capitol Invesment and Finance Committees.

Other Republicans in the race are former gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer and Anoka County Board Chairwoman Rhonda Sivarajah.

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