I was just wandering around WCAX’s website and came across this little number:
As Vermont Democrats celebrated Election Day victories, Sen. Patrick Leahy told WCAX News he plans to run for re-election.
…”I was in this room two years ago when I won and I expect to be in this room when I win again,” said Leahy, D-Vermont.
There’s not much more to the story than that. But has Leahy said this anywhere before?
His term expires in 2016; he’ll be 76 years old, and I’ve kinda-sorta assumed that he’d bow out and there’d be a Welch/Shumlin battle to replace him. If he does run for his eleventy-billionth term (kidding; it’d only be his EIGHTH), that’d really gum up the works for Vermont’s upwardly mobile Democrats.