Tom Ridge, the GOP’s best hope to keep a Pennsylvania seat, has declined to run. Cillizza reports:
In a statement released around 1 p.m. eastern time today Ridge said that “after careful consideration and many conversations with friends and family and the leadership of my party, I have decided not to seek the Republican nomination for Senate.”
As recently as last night, Ridge advisers said privately that they expected him to get into the race, believing that he wanted to run and was looking for a way to make it happen.
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