Steve Sarvi, veteran and candidate


by Benno Groeneveld • KFAI, 4/16/08 • Traditionally, lawyers are especially well represented among politicians and members of Congress. Also, there always have been former members of the military in politics—think of President Eisenhower, Senators John Kerry and John McCain, Pennsylvania Representative John Murtha and Minnesota’s Tim Walz.

Recently, a new generation of veterans – veterans of the Iraq war – have started running for Congress. Here’s an interview with one of them, Steve Sarvi, the Democratic candidate in Minnesota’s second congressional district, running against current Republican Representative John Klime.