Jennifer Rubin of Commentary Magazine reported from the Conservative Political Action Conference last week that CNBC commentator and host Larry Kudlow might be considering a run against Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT) in 2010.
Here at CPAC a well placed source with knowledge of the Republican Senate Committee plans tells me that Larry Kudlow is “considering” a Senate run against embattled Connecticut Senator Chris Dodd. Dodd’s approval ratings have been plummeting in light of the Friend of Angelo scandal and the ongoing effort to stonewall local and national media. Kudlow would bring instant name recognition and plenty of funding, but more importantly a wealth of economic knowledge. A debate between the two over the management of Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae would be a thing to behold. Kudlow has been approached and is considering the possibilities. Also on the horizon is former Congressman Rob Simmons. So stay tuned: we might just have the most entertaining and most educational senate race in a long time.
(h/t Ben Smith)
Update: The Scorecard confirms that Mr. Kudlow is considering a run for the Senate. He has met with Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, to discuss it.