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updated 11:42 AM UTC, Dec 15, 2018

Former Wisconsin Educator Running For Congress

  • Written by Wheeler
  • Published in News

A former chancellor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is running for Congress in Florida.

  Donna Shalala was U-S Secretary of Health and Human Services in the Clinton administration from 1993-to-2001.  She then served as president of the University of Miami for 14 years.  Shalala will run as a Democrat in an effort to replace Republican Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, who is retiring.  The Miami Herald reports the 77-year-old Shalala filed the paperwork for a campaign Tuesday in Miami.  She was chancellor at the University of Wisconsin from 1988-to-1993.

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