JOHN RUSSELL, CANDIDATE FOR THE FIFTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

10/24/06

This segment featured an interview with John Russell who is a Democrat running for the congressional seat currently held by Republican Congresswoman Ginny Brown-Waite. Russell is a nurse-practitioner and community activist. His platform includes an orderly withdrawal of troops from Iraq; he supports a national, single payer health insurance plan; he wants to fix the Medicare prescription drug plan donut hole and he wants to solve the property insurance crisis by spreading the risk across the country. (The district includes portions of Pasco, Hernando, Sumter, Polk and Lake Counties.)

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