I wish we could have spent it on the general, he said. But I think Ive gotten better as a candidate. I think the campaign is better because of it.
Bennets unrefined charm on the campaign trail seems to be one trait that the primary has helped him hone. It may give him a boost in an election year where so many voters are fed up with politics as usual.
Its refreshing [that] hes kind of new to the game, said Maria Fenwick, 5-year-old Kalyssas mother, after Saturdays SEIU meeting. Politicians are so polished these days, its a turnoff. I just want a real person.
James Jones, communications director for DC Vote, tapes a "DC Constituents Service Day" sign on the wall as he stands with other DC residents outside of Rep. Andy Harris's office on Capitol Hill to protest Harris' actions against D.C.'s marijuana laws on Thursday, July 24, 2014. DC Vote encouraged DC residents to bring their complaints about city services to the Maryland congressman.