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Former Lewiston High and NFL football player now running for Congress

Posted: Tuesday, October 18, 2011 12:00 am

Lewiston native Jimmy Farris overcame long odds to carve out an NFL career that spanned parts of seven seasons - and he appears to be facing a similar challenge in his latest venture.

Farris announced his candidacy for Idaho's 1st Congressional District seat, which will be on the ballot in November 2012. The 33-year-old political novice will run as a Democrat.

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