Kevin Richert: Democrats are looking for a few good candidates

Kevin Richert talks about the Democrats’ candidate search, and gives his take on “birthers” in this column:

In the late 1980s, when Betty Richardson served as Ada County Democratic Party chairwoman, her party made inroads in local legislative races – including a high-profile 1988 campaign, when a relatively unknown Mike Burkett ousted Jim Risch, the GOP’s Senate president pro tem.

In 2002, she picked up 39 percent of the vote in a uphill bid to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. Butch Otter. Running a congressional race was a doctoral education in politics, she now says, but she has no intent of running …

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