Colorado Congressional Candidate Places Unusual Ad in Alt-Weekly

october 12, 2006  01:45 pm
In a neck-and-neck race for Colorado's 5th Congressional District, Democratic candidate Jay Fawcett took out a full-page ad in the Colorado Springs Independent, the Rocky Mountain News reports. The ad campaign -- one of the biggest campaign expenditures ever by a Democrat in the district, according to the News -- may give Fawcett the edge he needs to wrest away a seat the Republicans have owned since 1972.