Campaigning as a Family

At last night’s fundraiser in the Regis Hotel, John Faso’s wife, Mary Frances, told me she is taking time off her job as a nurse in her local high school to spend more time with the couple’s two children and help out with the campaign.

She didn’t take any time off work four years ago, when her husband ran for comptroller against Alan Hevesi. He lost by just 3 percentage points.

“Maybe I should have,” she said.

The Faso’s have one daughter in high school, Margaret, and a 22-year-old son, Nicholas, who is helping dad out and getting paid for it.

— Azi Paybarah

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