A Whistle-Blower's Wish

Coleen Rowley wants to go to Capitol Hill

The FBI's most famous whistle-blower wants to go to Capitol Hill. Coleen Rowley, who retired last December three years after exposing the agency's investigative lapses before 9/11, tells TIME she's laying out a campaign strategy for a run at Minnesota's Second Congressional District seat. She'll meet this week with the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in Washington to discuss how much money it can contribute to the $2 million war chest she expects she'll need in an effort to unseat Republican John Kline. Though Rowley, 50, would start as a distinct underdog in the heavily Republican district (Kline won a second term...

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