Even though he said he wasn’t interested, speculation has surfaced again that DFL Rep. Tim Walz may be interested in running for governor. Walz said he’s not interested:
“I am content and honored to represent the people of the first district and that’s exactly where I would like to stay as long as they’ll have me.”
Here’s the audio from his conference call:
Thanks to MPR’s Tim Nelson for providing me with the audio.
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Tom Scheck has covered politics and state government for more than ten years for MPR News. He’s covered several gubernatorial campaigns, two statewide recounts, the presidential bids of Tim Pawlenty and Michele Bachmann, U.S. Senate races, close Congressional contests and the Minnesota Legislature. He lives in Falcon Heights with his wife, son and dog. He can sometimes be found chasing a white ball on a golf course. It isn’t a straight walk. Tips are welcome at firstname.lastname@example.org