Local leaders taken by surpriseOne thing is consistent in the grassroots reaction to the decision by Sen. Byron Dorgan not to seek re-election this year. No one saw it coming. “I was stunned,” said Delores Rath, chairwoman for District 12 Republicans. “My phone was hot last night; it will be a big topic within the Republican Party.” The reaction was similar within Dorgan’s own party.
By: Keith Norman, The Jamestown Sun