Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Lack Of Media Coverage Of Mary Beth Harrell Is An Indictment Of Texas Media

I can't find much press coverage of Mary Beth Harrell's filing on Monday. Just his from the Statesman and I can't find it online here is what is says:
Harrell hopes to oust Carter

Killeen lawyer Mary Beth Harrell plans to challenge U.S. Rep. John Carter, R-Round Rock, for his 31st Congressional District seat

On Monday, Harrell filed with the Texas Democratic Party to put her name on the March 7 primary election ballot. Harrell, a private practice lawyer, also serves as city prosecutor for Nolanville in Bell County.
Two paragraphs!? If you look at her press release, which I'm sure the AAS being part of the press got, they could have done much better than this! They should have said that she is a military wife and mother. I think the AAS needs a letter. Also be sure to see if your local paper mentions anything this week. If not they need a letter too!

[UPDATE]: Here the image of a Killeen Daily Herald Story, it's not available online. I would recommend saving it to your computer so you can enlarge it and read it.

Thanks to Kellisa Stanley, Volunteer Coordinator for Mary Beth Harrell's campaign.


At 12/21/2005 11:27 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

The Killeen Daily Herald (where Mrs. Harrell's headquarters is located) published a decent-sized article on Tuesday regarding her filing. Her law background was stated, but the piece shied away from the reasons why she was running: "Because I love my family", etc. was the most they gave her. Nothing regarding challenging Carter's money, the current politcial climate ...


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