3.02.2010

Mort Zuckerman Will Not Run for NY Senate

Another one bites the dust. Mort Zuckerman just announced he will not run for the Senate via his Daily News:

The field in the battle for a New York Senate seat became a little clearer Tuesday when Mortimer B. Zuckerman announced he would not join the race.

Mr. Zuckerman, chairman and publisher of the Daily News, said personal and professional reasons were behind his decision not to challenge Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand.

"I was encouraged by many major political figures in New York to look closely at running for Senate," Mr. Zuckerman said.

"However, at this time, it is very difficult to see how I can devote the necessary time to either a campaign, or to working in Washington, if I were to win."

Hey, maybe now Rudy Guiliani will change his mind and jump in!

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