“…It’s time to have an advocate in Congress from our district – someone who grew up in this district, who’s proud to be from this district, and who will come back, not just to campaign…”
The Boone County Democratic Central Committee held a picnic fundraiser in Cosmo-Bethel Park yesterday afternoon in Columbia.
JD Leathers, a candidate in the 4th Congressional District, addressed the crowd:
…We need people that we can believe in that inspire us and we need people who are one of us, who know our own struggles. I came from a decent, good family. But we struggled my whole life, like nearly everyone does. It’s a common struggle and that need to change. It should not be a struggle just to get to the age of twenty, to get to the age of forty, to get to retirement. It shouldn’t be a struggle. We’re all struggling [….] It’s not pull yourself, it’s pull up all of us. We’re a community, we’re a village, we’re a family…