05/01/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Sean Duffy: Reality TV Actor Running For Congress Against David Obey

Many Americans were first introduced to the now ubiquitous reality format when MTV's "The Real World" first aired in 1992. Eighteen years later, the show now holds the distinction of being MTV's longest-running program. It may soon hold another claim to fame If Republican Sean Duffy has his way: It would be the first reality television show to launch the career of a future member of the United States Congress.

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