Colorado's Ryan Frazier: A New Face For GOP
Whereas folks in the know have already taken notice of Aurora City Councilman Ryan Frazier's ascent in Colorado politics, he is just beginning to catch the attention of those in DC:
Ryan Frazier is not a well-known entity in Washington political circles.Frazier talks gubernatorial appointments, illegal immigration, and gay marriage/domestic partnership benefits.
But that may change soon -- and if it does, the Republican Party may have a new face to showcase in 2010 and beyond.
Frazier, a 31-year-old African-American city council member from Aurora, Colo., is running for the US Senate next year. He offers youth and diversity to a party that's lacking in both these days.
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"Principles mean something, principles help guide decisions. At the same time, you know, we need to apply, I think, Reagan's 80-20 Rule," he said.
(Full video, interview around 3 minutes in):
The Weekly Standard has also taken a look at Frazier, and notes his address to the Tea Party in Grand Junction on April 15.