Manchester Mayor Bob Baines is not the only Democrat looking to challenge first district Congressman Jeb Bradley. This week three term state representative Peter Sullivan will be filing papers with the FEC and NH Secretary of State.
Sullivan is currently a member of the House Criminal Justice Committee and was named to the Democratic Leadership Council’s list of “ One Hundred To Watch: The Next Generation of Leadership," others on the list are Senators Barack Obama and Ken Salazar. In addition to his duties as a State Representative he is a private practice lawyer in Manchester .
According to at least one source some “well placed” Democrats in New Hampshire and Washington, DC have had positive reactions to Sullivan’s intentions.