Former Senator Larry Pressler is running as an independent candidate for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Tim Johnson. He will be on Viewpoint University today(monday) at 4:15pm.

Pressler was first elected to the House of Representatives in the Mid-Seventies. He went on to the Senate. During his final term he was chair of the Commerce Committee. Tim Johnson was a member of the House at that time. He ran against Pressler and defeated him 18 years ago. Johnson is retiring. Pressler, five republicans, and one democrat want the job.

Viewpoint University today at 4pm on 1140 KSOO.