twitter-80x801
Follow Channel 13 News on Twitter

Headlines @WHOtv Behind-the-Scenes @WHOhd

NO THANKS: Steve King Decides Against Senate Run

Posted on: 9:49 pm, May 3, 2013, by , updated on: 09:56pm, May 3, 2013

king_400x225

After several months of considering a run for Senate in 2014, Congressman Steve King has decided against it.

In a tweet shortly after 9:30 p.m. Friday night King told his followers, “I will not run for Senate in 2014. A Senate race takes me out of urgent battles in Congress that can’t wait until 2015. Many thanks to all.”

The seat he was considering will be vacated by Senator Tom Harkin, who announced his retirement in late January.

So far only democratic Congressman Bruce Braley is a confirmed candidate.

You can read King’s full letter to supporters here.

13now_smartphones_140
Never be out of the loop!

Take Channel 13 News everywhere you go