September 13, 2007
According to Democratic officials Mark Warner has decided to run for Senate.
Warner is expected to formally announce his decision in an email on Thursday.
The Senate seat is currently held by Republican Senator John Warner, who recently announced his retirement after 30 years in office.
Former Virginia Governor Warner had been deciding between a run for Senate or another run for Governor.
The officials who discussed Warner's intentions with the Associated Press did so on condition of anonymity, saying they did not want to
preempt his announcement.
Monica Dixon, who heads Warner's political action committee,
Forward Together, declined to comment on his plans.