Ryan is the Democratic nominee seeking to challenge Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-Ky.) in the 2008 congressional elections. She ran unopposed in primary elections which took place on May 20, 2008. 
Money in politics
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The following is drawn from government records of campaign contributions to Heather Ryan. Campaign contributions are one of the most direct conduits for influencing members of Congress. How to use this information.
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Committees and affiliations
Ryan will be assigned committees if and when she is elected to Congress.
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