Jim Hightower

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Hightower in 2015

James Allen Hightower (born January 11, 1943) is an American columnist, progressive[1][2] political activist, and author. From 1983 to 1991, he served as elected commissioner of the Texas Department of Agriculture during the Governships of Mark White and Bill Clements. He was born in Denison, Texas.

Hightower had endorsed Bernie Sanders for President of the United States in 2016, actively campaigning for the Democratic candidate.[3]

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  1. Hazen, Don. "Texas Populist Jim Hightower Makes Progressive 'Hall of Fame,' as Nation Magazine Gathering Grapples with Conflicted Feelings about President Obama". Alternet.
  2. Hightower, Jim. "Meet Jim". Jim Hightower.
  3. "Jim Hightower Delivers Incredible Intro For Bernie Sanders". www.realclearpolitics.com. Retrieved 2016-11-20.