May 29, 2013

Democrats Trying to Lure Lulu for Congress

Democrats in Alabama are hoping to lure Jimmy Buffett’s sister Lucy (Lulu) in to running for Congress in coastal Alabama.

Citing a Democratic party source, the Mobile Press-Register reported that Gulf Shores, Ala. restaurant owner Lucy “LuLu” Buffett is being mentioned as possible Democrat to run in the heavily-Republican district.

The Buffetts are from Mobile. Lucy Buffett is well-known in the area for her eponymous beach restaurant, LuLu’s. She was a 2012 delegate to the Democratic National Convention in North Carolina.

Asked by The Daily Caller on Monday through Twitter if she’s planning to run, Buffett responded: “Haha. Not today. But the thought makes me smile!”

Alabama’s first congressional district seat is about to open up with Republican Rep. Jo Bonner announcing last week he is resigning this summer to take a new job with the University of Alabama system

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