2010 Senate/Gov News (MO,NH,FL,VA)

MO (R) Open Senate Seat

As expected Democrat Secretary of State Robin Carnahan says she will run for the U.S. Senate in 2010.

NH (R) Open Senate Seat

Rep. Paul Hodes (D) will announce his candidacy for the Senate in New Hampshire later this week, The Hill confirmed Tuesday.

FL (R) Open Senate Seat

Governor Crist has confirmed he is considering a run for Open Senate Seat but won’t decide on it till May.

VA Governor Race (Open Seat) D

Virginia Attorney General Robert F. McDonnell announced to his staff in an e-mail today that he is resigning to seek the Republican nomination for governor.

McDonnell spokesman J. Tucker Martin confirmed the authenticity of the e-mail but would make no further comment.