Rep. Corrine Brown strikes me as a relatively fearless politician. Which is why it's not out of character that she's thrown her hat in as a possible candidate for the Democratic nomination for Florida's open senate seat, even if it means challenging front runner, family friend, and colleague Rep. Kendrick Meek.
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She also has a long list of other ethical controversies. None of which have obviously ended her career or even curbed her aspirations, but they could prove tricky in a competitive race.
[Jacksonville: Brown weighs Senate bid; will decide within 6 months]