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Former 'Bachelor' turned Colorado politician?

Former 'Bachelor' turned Colorado politician?

Former "Bachelor" star Ben Higgins found love on the ABC reality show - and his next made-for-TV conquest might be even more of a challenge.

The software salesman is mulling a run for a seat in the Colorado legislature, which would be documented in a new "Bachelor" franchise spin-off show announced last week, optimistically titled "Ben And Lauren: Happily Ever After," starring Higgins and show winner-turned-fiancee Lauren Bushnell.

So is this a genuine political run and not just a way to gin up the kind of drama reality TV cameras love?

Even if it's sincere (his earnest platform is "less government and more personal freedom"),...