Manchin Claims “No Idea” If He’ll Run For Reelection

The Hill reports:

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said on Friday that he has “no idea” if he’ll run for reelection to the Senate in 2024, predicting he’ll make a decision after next year’s midterm election. “I have no idea. I’ll make a decision after [the] 2022 election, November, my term will be up in 2024,” Manchin said during an interview with WV MetroNews.

“So I would make a decision then, I wouldn’t make it now,” Manchin added. Manchin is the only Democrat to hold a statewide office in West Virginia and the only Democrat in the state’s five-member congressional district. Senate Democrats will be playing defense during the 2024 cycle, with 23 seats up for vote compared to 10 for Republicans.

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