Scott Brown On New Hampshire Senate Run In 2014: 'I'm Not Going To Rule Out Anything Right Now'

Scott Brown Not Ruling Out Another Senate Run

Two months after he passed on another go-round in Massachusetts, former Sen. Scott Brown (R) may have his sights set on another state.

At a Thursday appearance in Nashua, New Hampshire, Brown addressed the possibility of a Granite State run, telling the Associated Press that it's "almost a second home" to him.

"I'm not going to rule out anything right now," said Brown on a possible 2014 matchup with Democratic incumbent Sen. Jeanne Shaheen.

Brown's bid for reelection in Massachusetts fell short last November, with Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren earning a seven-point victory. Speculation had mounted that Brown would aim to capture the Bay-State seat vacated by Secretary of State John Kerry, but he squelched that possibility in early February, releasing the following statement.

"Over these past few weeks I have given serious thought about the possibility of running again, as events have created another vacancy requiring another special election," he said. "I have received a lot of encouragement from friends and supporters to become a candidate, and my competitive instincts were leading in the same direction.

"Even so, I was not at all certain that a third Senate campaign in less than four years, and the prospect of returning to a Congress even more partisan than the one I left, was really the best way for me to continue in public service at this time. And I know it’s not the only way for me to advance the ideals and causes that matter most to me."

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