Congressional candidates stray far from home in search for campaign cash

At only 33 years old, John Waltz is a veteran of two wars — serving in the Navy for operations in both Iraq and Afghanistan.

Upon returning home to Kentucky and suffering seizures, strokes and post-traumatic stress disorder at least in part attributable to an unapproved anthrax vaccine he took overseas, Waltz contacted his congressman, incumbent Rep. Geoff Davis (R-Ky.).

Angered by what Waltz calls a “brush off” from his hometown 4th Congressional
District representative, he decided to escalate matters – and began running against Davis as a Democrat.

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