Owens, er, Drops Out?

Colorado Gov. Bill Owens said Monday that he is not looking at a possible Senate bid should Sen. Wayne Allard decide to retire.  The statement was somewhat odd insofar as those supporting candidates for reelection, as Owens is supporting Allard, generally don`t make hypothetical comments about a possible retirement.  Owens` verbiage did leave the door ajar, though, as he did not say that he would not look at it if the situation of a retirement arose.  Owens would likely be the strongest candidate should Allard retire, but Allard running for reelection, albeit a tough one, would serve the Party best.  Even if he opts out, though, the GOP bench in Colorado is deep enough to enssure that we have a strong candidate.

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