Bank One Corp.'s ousted lobbyist Annie Hall may be gone from the halls of Congress. But she's hoping to reappear in the City Hall of Columbus, Ohio.

Now a foster mother to a 7-year-old girl and a 9-year-old boy while also heading a firm that helps corporations form political action committees, Ms. Hall is running for city council on an education platform. "We have a school system that is going to hell in a handbasket, and it's time for city hall to get involved," said Ms. Hall, who will compete as a Republican in an open primary in May.

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