Attorney Erika Harold, who was named Miss America 2003, on Tuesday announced her intent to run for U.S. Congress in the 13th Congressional District of Illinois. "I have a pretty thick skin at this point in my life," she said. (Associated Press)

Attorney Erika Harold, who was named Miss America 2003, on Tuesday announced her intent to run for U.S. Congress in the 13th Congressional District of Illinois. "I have a pretty thick skin at this point in my life," she said. (Associated Press)