Threat to the G.O.P.?

Katherine Harris, Florida secretary of state in 2000, is now being urged by the Bush family not to run for the U.S. Senate

It's hardly shocking that Democrats wince at the mention of Katherine Harris, the former Florida secretary of state who they believe unfairly favored President George W. Bush in the recount of the 2000 election. But since Harris announced her bid for the Senate in 2006, the people doing the most recoiling are the mightiest of Republicans: the Bush family. Instead of supporting her campaign, top Republican officials have been trying to kill it, first by begging retired General Tommy Franks to enter the race and--after he turned them down--courting someone with almost zero name recognition, Florida house speaker Allan Bense, to...

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