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WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Rep. Kind spent about 85 percent of his off-time back in his home district

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Retiring House Republican Tom Petri only spent about half as much time in his home district last year as most of Wisconsin's other congressional members. The Gannett News Service found that the 36-year veteran from Fond du Lac spent 95 days in the Badger State, of a possible 265 in which lawmakers were not required to be in Washington.  Gannett says the home visits are a key element of staying in touch with the people they serve.

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