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    Ex-Real World Member Mulls House Bid

    Ex-'Real World' Member Mulls House Bid
    Sun Jun 22, 2:47 PM ET


    WAUSAU, Wis. - A prosecutor who gained attention as a cast member on MTV's "The Real World (news - Y! TV)" is eyeing a new kind of real world challenge national politics.



    Ashland County District Attorney Sean Duffy, 31, said he will decide by mid-August whether to seek the Republican nomination to challenge U.S. Rep. Dave Obey, a Democrat, in 2004.


    "I am considering it," he said.


    Duffy was a cast member on MTV's "The Real World Boston" in 1997 when the pop culture phenomenon of reality television was just getting started. His wife, Rachel Campos, 31, was a cast member in "The Real World San Francisco." They have two children.


    He said his television experience didn't factor in to his considering a run for Congress.


    "It is part of my past. I have moved beyond that," Duffy said.


    Duffy has won one election for district attorney in Ashland County last November.
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    He seemed like one of the nicer, down to Earth cast members, and I doubt he would use his reality show experience to give him a leg up. Unlike most stories of past reality show contestants moving on to "bigger and better" things, I wish Sean the best.

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