Smart Politics will be blogging live covering Republican Congressman Jim Ramstad (MN-03) from the Humphrey Institute on Tuesday, August 14th, from Noon to 1:15 pm. The talk, sponsored by the Center for the Study of Politics and Governance, is entitled ” “Life as a Centrist in the New Congress” and is the seventh in a series of “Connecting With Government” forums sponsored by the Center since April 2007. Ramstad is serving his 9th term in the U.S. House.