Political Notebook


Clean shaven

State Sen. Vi Simpson said it only took one discussion with Democrat John Gregg to agree to be his lieutenant governor candidate, after all the two have been personal friends for years.

There was, however, one request Simpson said she couldn’t accept.

“He asked me to grow a moustache, but I absolutely refused,” she joked.

Gregg has made a brand of his facial hair, but apparently a pink mustache lapel pin was the most he could get from his running mate.