Tags: Cuccinelli | Warner | Virginia | Senate

Virginia AG Cuccinelli Mulls Senate Run

Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 11:42 AM

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has his eyes on Democratic Sen. Mark Warner’s seat.  Cuccinelli said he may run for the seat in 2014, Anita Kumar reported in The Washington Post’s Virginia Politics blog.

Cuccinelli is well-known in conservative circles for his lawsuit to stop Obamacare. Much of the speculation about his political future has focused on whether he will seek reelection or run for governor in 2013. However, Cuccinelli said during an interview with the Post that he may run for Senate in 2014.

Cuccinelli contends that former Virginia Gov. Warner’s interest in the Senate has flagged. “I understand from people he and I both talk to that he’s pretty frustrated with it,’’ Cuccinelli told the Post. But “I don’t see him doing anything to change that system. He hasn’t even tried.”

Warner spokesman Kevin Hall said of Cuccinelli’s comment: “Once again, Mr. Cuccinelli is wrong on the facts, but never in doubt,” the Post reported.


© 2015 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Boehner's State of Union Survival Tip: Stare at Obama's Head

Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 19:07 PM

How to behave when 30 million Americans give your political nemesis their undivided attention in a televised speech and  . . .

Jeb Bush Signals Focus on Middle Class

Friday, 23 Jan 2015 21:15 PM

Jeb Bush is offering policy prescriptions to boost the country's lagging middle class as he edges toward a presidential  . . .

Cornyn Under Fire for Changing Name of Subcommittee He Heads

Friday, 23 Jan 2015 22:30 PM

Sen. John Cornyn is coming under fire for stripping the words "civil rights and human rights" from the name of a subcomm . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved