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Labrador’s Demo foe fights for down & out

Democrat James Piotrowski is shown on the campaign trail. (James Piotrowski Twiiter photo)
Democrat James Piotrowski is shown on the campaign trail. (James Piotrowski Twiiter photo)

James Piotrowski’s fight on behalf of some of the most powerless Idahoans shows how hard he’ll work to help all of the people in the 1st Congressional District, says the mother of one of those people.

The Boise labor and civil rights lawyer is running as a Democrat against Republican Raul Labrador. He says he is passionate about the constitutional rights of people such as Kyle Warner, who can’t speak on his own behalf.

Warner, who lives in Deary, caught meningitis at 5 months old, and his family was told he would never walk, talk, see or hear. Today, at 35, he has the mental capacity of an 18-month-old, but he can walk, see and hear/Rocky Barker, Idaho Statesman. More here.



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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.