Mary Beth Harrell
hosts and produces "Insight", a television talk show on KNCT
featuring panel discussions on a wide range of topics including: politics, religion, career and family. Harrell selects "prominent, successful women" from the Waco/Killeen/Temple media market
as panelists, and solicits reactions to recorded clips of area residents' comments and questions. The first of twelve episodes debuted July 12, 2007.
Mary Beth Harrell was the Democratic nominee challenging John Carter
for United States Representative in Texas' 31st congressional district
.Texas United States House elections, 2006
Of all Congressional challengers in 2006, Harrell was the only woman with a son serving on active military duty in the Iraq War
The Austin American-Statesman
and The Austin Chronicle
editorial boards both endorsed Harrell. Harrell was the only challenger that the Austin American-Statesman endorsed in advance of the 2006 elections. "Harrell is a moderate Democrat who has good ideas on the Iraq war and health care, and sensible positions on immigration and federal spending. District 31 voters should send a message to Carter about arrogance and insensitivity and elect Harrell," the paper wrote.
The Austin Chronicle blasted Carter's "incompetent, knee-jerk representation" and praised Harrell's "sensible exit strategy from Bush's war that involves not... Read More