Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Ukrainian-born Republican candidate in Pennsylvania

Marina Kats, a Ukrainian-Jewish woman, born and raised in Kyiv, Ukraine, is now running for the House of Representatives in Pennsylvania on a fiscal conservative platform: http://www.smartvoter.org/2008/11/04/pa/state/vote/kats_m/

Marina Kats pictured with John McCain

"I came to America as a legal immigrant from Ukraine in 1979 with barely any money and no understanding of the English language. Today, I am a businesswoman, an attorney, a mother of two fantastic daughters, and a proud citizen of this incredible country. I am an American who has been presented with the opportunity to give back to the country that has given me so much...."

More on her campaign site:

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