Herman Cain explains why he won’t run for Georgia Senate seat

Alex Pappas Political Reporter
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Former presidential candidate Herman Cain says he won’t run for Georgia’s open Senate seat because he is focusing on his new radio show.

Reacting to the news Friday that Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss will not seek re-election in 2014, Cain said, “No I’m not running!” in a statement provided to The Daily Caller by his spokeswoman.

“My attention is laser focused on exposing the economic pain and suffering to come from a second Obama term, part of which is via my new nationally syndicated talk radio show that is finishing its first week on the air,” he said.

Cain has made it clear in the past he was not interested in the seat, despite polls showing him to be the top favorite among Georgia Republicans. In November, Cain told TheDC he would not challenge Chambliss in a Republican primary.

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