‘Little House on the Prairie’ and ‘DWTS’ Star Melissa Gilbert Running for Congress

Little House on the Prairie star Melissa Gilbert announced she is running for Congress on Monday. “I’m running for Congress to make life a little easier for all the families who feel they have fallen through the cracks in today’s economy,” she said on her website.

She will be running against Republican Rep. Mike Bishop for Michigan’s 8th district.

Melissa Gilbert also starred in Dancing with the Stars with partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy and was president of the Screen Actors Guild for four years.

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