April 18, 2007

Fitz-Gerald To Run For Udall's Seat

Just across the wires--and entirely expected after Rep. Mark Udall solidified his own campaign intentions earlier this week:
State Senate president and Golden Democrat Joan Fitz-Gerald says she will run for the Second Congressional District seat being vacated by Mark Udall.

Fitz-Gerald was elected to the state Senate in 2000, and became the first woman in Colorado history to be elected as Senate president in 2005.

She says in a news release that she is excited to announce her candidacy for Congress, and bring Colorado's record of change to Washington.

Fitz-Gerald says that as the wife and daughter of military veterans, she supports the bipartisan efforts in Congress to bring the war to a close.

She says she also supports resolutions in the Colorado Senate that opposed troop escalation, and honored military veterans and fallen soldiers.

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