MinnPost: Walz gets national VFW endorsement

Democratic Congressman Tim Walz, who represents much of southern Minnesota, has been endorsed by the national Veterans of Foreign Wars in his re-election bid. He’s being challenged in the 1st District by Republican Randy Demmer.

Walz, who has served more than 20 years in the National Guard, is the highest-ranking enlisted soldier to serve in Congress.

The Mankato Free Press says he’s helped pass a host of legislation, including an act that establishes a “fast track” claims process for disabled vets and the GI Bill of 2008 that expanded education benefits for veterans.

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