Montana Gov. Steve Bullock (D), serving his second and final term as the state’s chief executive, is in Iowa testing the presidential waters. Still, questions abound, however, as to whether he might turn away from his national ambition and instead challenge Sen. Steve Daines (R) next year.
Gov. Bullock has previously indicated his disinclination toward challenging the first-term Republican Senator, but he always seemed to leave the door to such a possibility open a crack. Yesterday, he closed off his Senate option, telling the news media that he has “ruled out” running against Sen. Daines next year. He is still a potential presidential candidate and appears leaning toward entering the national Democratic campaign.
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