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Physical Danger

No sleep, no exercise, lousy food, constant pressure and deadlines, people prying into your background, TV, radio and newspaper attention, public dedications, speaking to bereaved parents, tragedy victims, rich donors, poor donors, non-stop schedule and the weight of human history on every decision you make?

Your magnificent hair will turn prematurely grey, but will probably look even better.

We expect our Senators to do some pretty heavy lifting, but not much of it is physical. If you're running for office, you're exercising.