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Kreiss-Tomkins talks politics post-marathon

Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins talks with other Prince of Wales Island Marathon participants before the race on Saturday. He was the first full marathon runner to cross the finish line.

Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins was on Prince of Wales Island over Memorial Day weekend, partly for the big marathon, and partly to meet with his constituents.

The Sitka Democrat won first place in the marathon, and KRBD’s Leila Kheiry caught up with him afterwards as he cooled down in the Craig High School lobby. In addition to the race, they talked briefly about politics. Here is part of that interview:

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