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Candidate Profile: Dr. Robert Johnson

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Dr. Robert Johnson is a long-shot in this election season. The Watertown-based surgeon is the Democratic challenger for Republican Representative John McHugh's seat in Congress. Johnson moved to Sackets Harbor from Michigan a year and a half ago. He works as a thoracic surgeon for Samaritan Medical Center. He describes himself as a disenchanted Republican. Johnson has no previous political experience. He says he loves his work as a surgeon and would hate to give up his practice, but he told David Sommerstein that his passion for medicine and health is what lead him into politics.

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