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Sarah Lewerenz

Sarah Lewerenz

Sarah Lewerenz is a retired labor lawyer and former member of the Democratic National Committee from Minnesota.

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An Open Letter to Sen. Joe Manchin | Column

By: - June 29, 2021

Dear Sen. Joe Manchin, First, let me say I think your work on voting rights is to be admired. Also, I understand you represent a very red state and need to make sure those folks who vote Republican feel you represent them. But, if I may, I would like the opportunity to argue your point […]

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A voter protection lawyer writes on the balderdash in Arizona | Column

By: - May 20, 2021

Former U.S. Sen. Paul Wellstone of Minnesota was killed in a plane crash near Eveleth, Minnesota 11 days before the 2002 November election in which he was seeking a third term in the Senate. It is hard to overstate the political chaos that ensued in Minnesota. The week after the crash there were multiple funerals […]