Dan Feehan Endorsed By Human Rights Campaign
NORTH MANKATO, MINN. — Dan Feehan, Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) endorsed candidate for Congress in Minnesota’s First Congressional District, announced today that Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, has endorsed his campaign.
“Dan Feehan has spent his career in service to our country. He is a tenacious fighter, who will be a champion for Minnesota’s working families and a strong voice in the effort to move equality forward when elected,” said HRC Senior Vice President for Policy and Political Affairs JoDee Winterhof. “HRC is proud to endorse his candidacy for Minnesota’s First Congressional District, and we look forward to electing another pro-equality champion to the U.S. House of Representatives come November.”
“I am humbled to receive the endorsement of Human Rights Campaign.” said Feehan. “HRC’s commitment to, and advocacy for, civil rights is second to none. Throughout my time serving our country as a soldier, as a teacher, and as a policymaker at the Pentagon, ensuring equal rights for all people, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, or gender identity is something I have fought tirelessly for. I will continue to be a champion and strong voice for equal treatment under the law when I get to Congress.”
Prior to his run for Congress, Dan served two tours of duty in Iraq, taught in classrooms on the Southside of Chicago and in Gary, IN, and served in the Pentagon as an acting Assistant Secretary of Defense.