Influence Few and far between, scientists serving in and running for Congress say they offer benefits of reasoning, judgment.
|EYES ON THE PRIZE: Former pharmaceutical executive Charles Sanders hopes to be the Democratic nominee for Senate in North Carolina this fall.
Sanders says he's running because "I'm just disgusted with what's going on in Washington." He adds: "I've spent a lifetime trying to solve problems and bring people together, and I have unique real-world experience which would serve well in Washington."
If Sanders manages to score a primary win and go on to defeat Helms, he will find few fellow scientists...