Thursday, March 31, 2011

Ron Klein Will Not Run Against Allen West

From Moe Lane

The DCCC was kind of hoping for a different answer, here:

Former Rep. Ron Klein (D-Fla.) said Wednesday he is not going to run next year for the seat he lost to Rep. Allen West (R) in November, despite entreaties from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

In remarks at a Pompano Beach political event, Klein said DCCC Chairman Steve Israel (N.Y.) asked him to run again.

Rep. Israel is having a bad cycle generally, and it’s only March of 2011: as Jim Geraghty and the NRCC cheerfully noted, the available pool of targeted seats has gone from 61 to 37 to 14 to 13. And in a Presidential cycle, too…

Via The Other McCain.

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