Doctor enters U.S. Senate race as independent, criticizes Obamacare
DENVER -- A wealthy neurosurgeon announced his own campaign for U.S. Senate on Thursday, adding another layer of intrigue to one of the country's most competitive and consequential Senate races of the midterm cycle. Steve Shogan, 63, is a former Democrat who now plans to run as an independent, which means he just needs 1,000 valid signatures to make the ballot.