Personal: Married to Ed Hedblom. She is the mother of two sons: Grant,8, and Ryan, 6.
Education: B.A. English and political science, University of Minnesota, 1984; law degree, University of Minnesota, 1987.
Political background: Elected state auditor, 1994.
Final gubernatorial debate
All four major party candidates appeared on TPT's Almanac Read . (11/2/02)
Governor - General debate
Moe, Pawlenty, Penny and Pentel appeared on MPR's Midday for a general debate of issues in the race. Listen (10/14/02)
Governor - Higher Education Three of four major party candidates discuss their plans for higher education, including the premise that budget woes will cause cuts. Listen (10/09/02)
See an extensive archive of political debate audio from the campaign of 2002.