New Hampshire Gov. Chris SununuChris SununuSununu says he’ll decide on Senate bid ‘in the next week or so’ New Hampshire debates big, contentious change to US House map Biden and progressives lead Democrats into the wilderness MORE (R) introduced on Tuesday that he won’t run for Senate in 2022 and can as a substitute search one other time period as governor.
The choice leaves an open area for different Republicans to problem incumbent Democratic Sen. Maggie HassanMargaret (Maggie) HassanSununu says he’ll decide on Senate bid ‘in the next week or so’ ‘An earthquake’: GOP rides high after Democrats’ Tuesday shellacking Biden and progressives lead Democrats into the wilderness MORE (N.H.) within the midterms.
Republicans in Washington, together with Nationwide Republican Senatorial Marketing campaign Committee Chair Rick Scott (R-Fla.), had pushed for Sununu to launch a problem towards Hassan. The GOP views the seat, which non-partisan Prepare dinner Political Report charges it as “lean Democratic,” as a possible pickup of their bid to take again the Senate.
However Sununu on Tuesday mentioned his “accountability is to not the gridlock of politics in Washington, it’s to the residents in New Hampshire.”
Different potential GOP contenders embody former Sen. Kelly AyotteKelly Ann AyottePoll: New Hampshire Senate race tight Biden likely to tap Robert Califf to return as FDA head Poll: Potential Sununu-Hassan matchup in N.H. a dead heat MORE (R-N.H.) and New Hampshire Training Commissioner Frank Edelblut.
One other run for governor in 2022 may very well be a safer wager for Sununu. Prepare dinner charges the race as “strong Republican.”
Nevertheless, Rep. Chris PappasChristopher (Chris) Charles PappasNew Hampshire debates big, contentious change to US House map House passes bill to prohibit age discrimination against job applicants Conservative group targeting moderate Democrats on spending bill votes MORE (D-N.H.), who’s going through an uphill reelection bid, has been floated as a possible Democratic candidate.