EDDIE ADAMS OUT OF HOSPITAL BACK IN RACE by Roxanne Escobales10/26/06
Today Congressional Republican candidate Eddie Adams was released from the hospital after a three-week stay. WMNFâ€™s Roxanne Escobales reports.
Adams says heâ€™s still in the race against Democrat Kathy Castor for the district 11 seat being vacated by Jim Davis. (roll tape o.q. â€œcouple weeks agoâ€?
Around three weeks ago Adams found himself in the hospital with appendicitis. After his surgery his kidneys failed for no apparent reason and he ended up in the I-C-U. (roll tape oq â€œcouldnâ€™t go any furtherâ€?)
Eddie Adams still has some physical ailments such as leg clots but his illness has firmed his resolve to stay in the race. (roll tape o.q. â€œaffordable healthcareâ€?)
Adams says as a Republican running in a traditionally Democratic district against a popular candidate, heâ€™s targeting independents. His goal is to get 65,000 votes.