Skip to comments.U.S. Rep. Katherine Harris Has Surgery
Posted on 07/17/2006 6:30:08 PM PDT by wjersey
S. Rep. Katherine Harris was "resting comfortably" at her home Monday after surgery to remove an ovarian mass, her office said.
Harris, a Florida Republican who is running for the U.S. Senate, underwent the procedure at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, her office said. Spokesman Gerry Fritz declined to answer questions about the surgery, citing Harris' wish for privacy.
An earlier statement from her office said the mass was to be biopsied and removed in a minimally invasive laparoscopic surgical procedure.
Harris' Senate campaign has been plagued by problems, and she trails Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson by more than 30 points in most polls.
Fundraising has been slow, GOP leaders tried to find another candidate, and she has received more attention for her association with a corrupt defense contractor who gave her $32,000 in illegal campaign contributions than she has on the issues.
On Friday, her office disclosed that she gave her campaign more than $3 million to run for Senate, but then took back $100,000 to finish renovating her "historic home" in Washington, D.C.
Harris had announced on national television that she would spend $10 million of her own money on the race, but a press release Friday referred to the money as a loan.
Also last week, she lost much of her core campaign staff for the second time since getting in the race last summer. Her campaign manager, Glenn Hodas, resigned after three months on the job, saying Harris was uncontrollable. He was the third person to hold the position.
I sure hope the biopsy is good news. She is having a very bad time and could use some good news for once.
My prayers for a speedy recovery for a valiant lady.
I do too. Prayers for our Katherine.
I have ever admired Katherine Harris and wish her well. I also think it is now an excell time to cast off the Sneate race.
Despicable. Go Kate Go.
My wife just had that. If it was truly "minimally invasive" then she'll be on her feet in a few days, and campaigning in a week.
We pray for complete healing for Katherine and all Your finest blessings upon her. Help her to fill every purpose You have for her life. In the Name of Jesus Christ, Amen.
I just sent her a online Get Well wish through her campaign site.
For anyone who would like to send our Katherine 'Get Well Wishes'....this is the best address to use:
Rep. Katherine Harris
PO Box 25187
Sarasota, FL 34277
Please join me in praying that the mass was benign and she will recover quickly.
Wishing Ms. Harris well. She certainly has learned exactly who her friends are......very disappointing indeed.
Prayers for Katherine. May God hold her close in His mighty arms...and give her strength and comfort.
Prayers for a full recovery.
Yes, I will certainly pray for that Julie.
Would you please ping your FL List to my Post #10?
A very classy lady. Prayers that everything turns out OK.
Katherine, get back in fighting form ASAP, and then go get em on the campaign trail. I have full faith in your stamina, determination, and ability to go for the gold. Hang tough!
>>For anyone who would like to send our Katherine 'Get Well Wishes'....this is the best address to use:
Rep. Katherine Harris
PO Box 25187
Sarasota, FL 34277 <<
I long have had this address, thank you . .
>>Katherine, get back in fighting form ASAP, and then go get em on the campaign trail. I have full faith in your stamina, determination, and ability to go for the gold. Hang tough!<<
Yes, stay strong, and do what is Wise !