Karin Housley (Photo via Karin Housley Campaign)

Karin Housley Running for U.S. Senate

State Senator in Minnesota also wife of Sabres head coach Phil Housley

December 19, 2017 - 12:41 pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (WBEN) - Karin Housley, a state senator in Minnesota and also the wife of Buffalo Sabres head coach Phil Housley, announced a run for U.S. Senate on Tuesday.

Housley, a republican, is currently a state senator in Minnesota's 39th district.

Sen. Al Franken announced in December that he plans to resign following a slew of sexual harassment allegations.

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