Scientist seeks Democratic nod in 7th Congressional District race

“It’s becoming clear that the erosion of respect people have for evidence and facts is increasing and impacting our how we choose our leaders,” the 31-year-old said. “As a scientist, I feel like I have to stand up for these things. We really need people who understand how to make evidence-based policy decisions rather than those that are based on ideology.”

Sheehan said she would use her expertise in health care to shape policy in a way that would benefit working families while boosting the economy through research and innovation.
— Karen Shuey, Reading Eagle 4-18-2017