Carl Lewis wants to run for the SenateApril 11th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Apr 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The name, Carl Lewis connotes athletics to a lot of people but that may change in no time if this multiple Olympic gold medalist goes ahead to vie for a state Senate seat as it is being speculated at the moment. It is reported that Lewis will be holding a press conference later today to reveal his future political plans to the general public.
Fillers from the press has it that the Democrats sees Carl Lewis are a sell-able material that can not just run against the incumbent, Dawn Addiego, but possibly kick him out of the senate. This has some flavors to it because Carl Lewis has never run for any political office but there are speculations that many would be aligning with him if he finally decides to run.
The possibility of the 49 year old Lewis opting for the senate seat was first reported by The Star-Legend few days ago. It is well known fact that Lewis presently lives in Texas, and had lived in Houston, Los Angeles and California; the famous athlete grew up in Willingboro.
If he succeeds this time, he may be back to his glorious days when he won four different gold medals in Los Angeles Olympics of 1984.
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