Former Dallas Mayor Ron Kirk Endorses Colin Allred for Congress in District 32 Runoff

Former U.S. Trade Rep. Ron Kirk is backing Colin Allred in the Democratic runoff for Congressional District 32."When President Obama gave his farewell address, he spoke of a next generation of leaders who..'are willing to carry this hard work of democracy forward," Kirk said Friday in a statement released by Allred's campaign. "Colin Allred is that next generation of leaders for North Texas."Allred is in a May 22 runoff against former Department of Agriculture deputy undersecretary Lillian Salerno.On Tuesday Allred finished first in a seven-person field, besting Salerno, the second-place finisher, by a huge margin.  Continue reading...

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