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BREAKING NEWS: A powerful Republican member of the House of Representatives has died.

 

He was 59 years old and had walked his father's way to Congress. His wife, Jennifer Carnahan, wrote a message posted on the social media site Facebook breaking the news and commemorating the life of her late husband.

His wife reported that Republican Sen. Jim Hagedorn, a conservative Republican from southern Minnesota, died after a battle with kidney cancer :-


He was 59 years old and had walked his father's way to Congress. His wife, Jennifer Carnahan, wrote a message posted on the social media site Facebook breaking the news and commemorating the life of her late husband.



She said: My husband had a friend who loved him and was very sad when he heard the news of his death


His loved ones did not reveal the cause of his death, however, Hagedorn proved positive for COVID- 19 only last month, and despite experiencing only mild to mild symptoms, he was taken to hospital as a precautionary measure because of the constant treatments he was receiving from kidney cancer.



Jim cherished his nation and relished the opportunity to represent the people of southern Minnesota. My husband has always loved to serve the common people There was no stronger governor in our country than my husband; He showed how he was elected, led and fought for our country. "


Carnahan continued to praise Hagedorn for being a "loving husband," and said he would be saddened and remembered by many.



“Most people will always know that Jim is a kind husband, a merciful father, a close brother, a close uncle, and a close friend.


In February 2019, Hagedorn was diagnosed with stage IV kidney cancer shortly after the start of his first term. Less than a year later, he married Jennifer Carnahan, who was then president of the Minnesota Republican Party. After his diagnosis, he underwent immunotherapy in Mayo Clinic, after which treatment prolonged his cancer long enough for doctors to feel comfortable getting his injured kidney out at the end of 2020. Hedorn said that the surgery removed approximately 99% of the cancer in his body, but in July 2021, he announced that the cancer had unfortunately returned.



Hagedorn also described representing Minnesota's first congressional district as the "greatest privilege" of his life.


Kevin McCarthy, the House Minority Leader, issued a statement remembering Hagedorn as a patriot who fought for his fellow Americans even after he was diagnosed.



His friend McCarthy said: "Jim is a friend of Congress who loves his country loyal to him and wishes to serve the people's aunt every day, and Jim is always distinguished by positive manners.


Jim came from a family with a long history of farming and was the son of a congressman. In Congress, Jim began as a congressman and then became a member, focusing on supporting and strengthening the agricultural community that is the foundation of his community in southern Minnesota. Jim lived and breathed the spirit of firm optimism inherent in the American way of life to the end. Even while fighting cancer, Jim never stopped working to improve the lives of his American constituents and companions. He was usually the one to put others in charge.