Tim Johnson

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SD Senator's Re-Election Bid in Good Health

GOP foe aside, state rallies behind Johnson after brain hemorrhage

(Newser) - Despite efforts by his Republican challenger to raise the issue of his health, Sen. Tim Johnson looks to be comfortably ahead in his South Dakota re-election bid despite effects of a 2006 brain hemorrhage that often confine him to a wheelchair, the New York Times reports. “We’re a... More »

Johnson to Run Despite Brain Hemorrhage

Colleagues amassed $2 million campaign chest in his absence

(Newser) - A brain hemorrhage won't stop South Dakota Senator Tim Johnson from seeking reelection, he said yesterday. He is still in therapy and gets around in a motorized wheelchair, but claims he is ready to run. "It is clear to my family, my doctors, and me that I am able... More »

Senator, on the Mend, Returns to SD

Recovering after brain hemorrhage, Johnson to get back to work

(Newser) - Tim Johnson will be back in the Senate next week, and yesterday he returned to South Dakota to declare, "I am back!" What's more, in a series of interviews during his recovery from the brain hemorrhage that threw the control of the Senate into question, he told ABC's... More »

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