The Washington Post Magazine has an extensive story today about Idaho Democratic congressional candidate Jimmy Farris, the former NFL football player and first-time candidate who's running against 1st District GOP Rep. Raul Labrador. The article, headed, “Election 2012: Former Redskins player Jimmy Farris in the run of his life in Idaho,” is a warts-and-all tale of a neophyte candidate who takes on a political contest facing long odds, and particularly financially, discovers just how hard it can be. It's an interesting read; you can read it here.
Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.
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