Grace: Pete Festersen says political ambition takes back seat to family
As the campaign demands piled up, Pete Festersen feared he was losing too much time with his wife, Paige, and their two daughters Anna, at left, and Caroline. So Festersen dropped his bid for Congress.
Posted: Thursday, December 12, 2013 12:00 am
It hit him on Friday, he said, when he was supposed to be three places at once and the place he most longed to be had nothing to do with running for Congress.
So Pete Festersen tossed aside his list of fundraising calls and drove to Dundee Elementary School, where 11-year-old Anna, the eldest of his two daughters, was competing in a spelling bee.
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Thursday, December 12, 2013 12:00 am.