Norm Coleman Opens Up About His Transgender Aide

Former Sen. Norm Coleman (R-MN) writes in the Daily Beast about his close relationship with a Republican transgender woman who served as one of his most senior aides.

“One of my most trusted colleagues during my career in public service is a transgender woman, Susan Kimberly. I knew of Susan before her transition, when she served on the St. Paul City Council. After her transition, Susan returned to public service and she served as my Deputy Mayor and Chief of Staff while I was Mayor of St. Paul. Susan is a force of nature, a policy wonk, and possesses a brilliant, analytical mind. She was among the smartest and most capable individuals in City Hall. And I knew when I ran for U.S. Senate that I needed her on my team.”

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