Plain Talk: Lawmaker who resigned citing ‘toxic’ political environment speaks out

Sen. Nicole Poolman has served in the North Dakota Senate since 2012.

During last week’s special session, she announced her retirement, saying she won’t be running for another term.

Some of her reasons were personal, she wants to spend more time with family, and some were professional, she wants to focus on her job as a teacher, but part of the reason is what she cited as a “toxic” political environment.

Sen. Poolman joined this episode of Plain Talk to discuss that toxicity.

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Rob Port is the editor of SayAnythingBlog.com, a columnist for the Forum News Service, and host of the Plain Talk Podcast which you can subscribe to by clicking here.

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