Granny D: still shaking things up
"The Democratic candidate for US Senate has no political experience and so little money that her campaign cannot afford lawn signs.
But at age 94, Doris 'Granny D' Haddock does have an agenda -- ridding Washington of the influence of big-buck political contributors.
'Can a candidate win without taking a dollar from special interests?' she recently asked a small gathering at the University of New Hampshire. Her eyes narrowed and her voice grew determined: 'Watch me.'
Haddock is best known for walking across America four years ago to support campaign-finance reform. That 3,225-mile jaunt won her praise from Senator John McCain, Republican of Arizona, and President Jimmy Carter."
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