U.S. Representative Ron Kind has announced he won’t be running the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Herb Kohl. Representative Tammy Baldwin has already announced her candidacy and Kind’s decision means a Democratic primary is unlikely.
I have been urged by many across Wisconsin to run for Senate. I thank them sincerely for their steadfast support and their trust in my commitment to put solving peoples’ problems first and foremost. But that commitment has led me to this conclusion: Now is not my time to run for the U.S. Senate.