November 18, 2012
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Former Gov. Mark Warner will decide sometime before Thanksgiving whether he also wants to be future Gov. Mark Warner.
Don't look for the popular, centrist Democratic senator to leave Washington's Capitol Hill for Richmond's Capitol Square.
In an Associated Press interview Friday, Virginia's 69th governor didn't rule out a gubernatorial run. But he spoke passionately - and tellingly - of plans to be a consensus-building player in Congress's unfolding "fiscal cliff" debate and budget battles beyond that.
A Quinnipiac University poll last week showed Warner would dominate a gubernatorial race with either announced Republican, Ken Cuccinelli or Bill Bolling. The poll showed that with Terry McAuliffe as the only announced Democrat in the race, next fall's election would be anybody's game.
Warner governed from 2002 to 2006.
The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we only ask that you use your best judgment. E-mail is required, but will not be displayed with comment.
As a host Newsplex.com welcomes a wide spectrum of opinions. However this is a site that we host. We have a responsibility to all our readers to try to keep our comment section fair and decent. For that reason The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.
If you have any ideas to improve the conversation or this section let us know. Send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
powered by Disqus