Huffpost Politics

Sandra Fluke, Boosted By Fame, Eyes Bigger Role

Posted: Updated:
Sandra Fluke, the law student Rush Limbaugh infamously attacked because of her stances on birth control, introduces the US President during a campaign event Auraria Event Center in Denver, Colorado, August 8, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages) | JIM WATSON via Getty Images

Earlier this year, Democratic activist and attorney Sandra Fluke made news after announcing she might run for the U.S. House seat being vacated by retiring Congressman Henry Waxman. But as the primary for that Los Angeles-based opening grew increasingly crowded, Fluke opted instead to run for state Senate in California's newly created 26th District.

Read the whole story at RealClearPolitics