Former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer (D) has frozen Montana’s Senate race with his refusal to rush a decision on a bid — and he seems to like it just fine that way.
“Washington, D.C., is full of people that respond to pressure. I don’t think Washington, D.C., needs another person like that,” Schweitzer told The Hill on Monday, when asked if he was feeling pushed by Washington Democrats to quickly decide on a 2014 campaign.
Democrats view Schweitzer as their best chance, by far, of winning the seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.).
Republicans feel the same way. And some potential candidates may be waiting to see what Schweitzer decides before making their own decisions.
Schweitzer joked to The Hill that he should switch his cellphone’s ringback tone from the country song “People are Crazy” to save himself time dealing with reporters.
Read More at The Hill . By Cameron Joseph.