Here's some morning reading:Massachusetts: In case Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's non-denial denial saying he wasn't considering a 2008 Senate challenge to John Kerry was not enough for you, he confirms that he wants to keep pitching in 2008. (It's always a pleasure to cite MLB.com.)
Political Wire has the goods on a Roll Call piece following Senate Minority Leader McConnell and NRSC Chair Ensign begging potential GOP Senate retirees to make another run and promising strong party support. The highlighted list:
With Sen. Wayne Allard (R-CO) already announcing his retirement, "GOP leaders are keeping an eye on Senators who may opt to retire at the end of the Congress, such as Alexander and Sens. Thad Cochran (Miss.), John Warner (Va.), Elizabeth Dole (N.C.), Pete Domenici (N.M.) and Ted Stevens (Alaska),” though “Dole, Domenici and Stevens all have said they plan to run again."On that note, the promised Retirement Watch list from the Senate 2008 Guru will come out later this week. Stay tuned.