|Rep. Loon (left); Kihne (right)|
|While at the U of M, Kihne helped craft a budget that funded a GLBT group while leading two conservative ones out in the cold.|
Twenty years ago, Sheila Kihne -- then known as Sheila Corbett -- served on the University of Minnesota's Student Services Fees Committee. The same academic year, she successfully ran to become the Minnesota Student Association president.
That's not news, obviously. But Kihne, now an Eden Prairie arch-conservative who's running in a controversial August 12 GOP primary against incumbent Rep. Jenifer Loon, has come under scrutiny from local conservatives for being involved with the student fees committee while it developed with a budget at odds with the brand of social conservatism she now espouses so forcefully
Eden Prairie GOP candidate Sheila Kihne once wrote cringe-worthy book about dating [VIDEO]