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Midterm elections series



Each morning as he heads out on the campaign trail, an increasingly bleak and hostile landscape, U.S. Rep. Allen Boyd must ask himself, "Why me?"

Democrats are under siege everywhere, but during 14 years in office, Boyd has carved a profile as a conservative "Blue Dog," comfortable in an increasingly Republican North Florida. He has never faced a close election. Until now.


Read previous stories in Alex Leary's Midterms series exploring the policy, the politics and the people driving the 2010 elections:

[Last modified: Monday, October 18, 2010 7:56pm]


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