Rand Paul, son of Congressman Ron Paul, has officially announced his intentions to seek the Kentucky Senate seat held by Jim Bunning.
From the AP:
A Kentucky ophthalmologist who has been eyeing a U.S. Senate campaign says he will run for the seat now held by Jim Bunning.
Republican Rand Paul of Bowling Green ended months of speculation Wednesday when he told The Associated Press in an interview that he is entering the race. Paul told the AP of his decision in advance of a series of planned media events, including an appearance on national television Wednesday evening.