Author's note: This is a work of fiction. This story is not meant to represent any current or past U.S. Senator, nor is the Senator portrayed intended to be perceived as belonging to any particular political party. He could be from any, or none.
Many thanks to my editor EMoe for editing and for his support, encouragement, beta reading, and suggestions. A huge 'Thank You' to Graeme, for his invaluable help and advice.
Thanks also to Shadowgod, for beta reading, support and advice, and for putting up with me.
A big "thank you" to to Bondwriter for final Zeta-reading and advice, and to Captain Rick for his advice.