Crisis Weekly #12.
I didn't invent the concept of Firehawk as a politician. I first came across her in that regard in the pages of Firestorm. Her secret origin is actually horrifying. The daughter of a US senator, Lorraine is kidnapped as forcibly experimented on, in the hopes of duplicating Firestorm's powers. The results aren't quite as intended, but she does in fact gain superpowers, and eventually a reputation as a bona fide superhero, who eventually for a time joins the odd "Firestorm matrix," in effect finally becoming Firestorm. But not before becoming herself a US senator.
She doesn't even rate her own Wikipedia page, however. She's lumped in for one of those group pages of miscellaneous characters, with a fairly brief entry even at that. Yet Firehawk has fascinated me since, as I've previously mentioned, I first learned about her on the back of a trading card, and then her later appearances in Firestorm, as a senator, as part of the Firestorm matrix (there's usually two individuals who comprise Firestorm: the one who represents the body and the one who in effect represents the mind, the role Firehawk assumed).
Her major role in Crisis Weekly is a small indication of what I consider to be her vast potential.