Paul Ryan’s Wisconsin Senate Plans To Be Announced Soon

If House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan chooses to run for the Wisconsin Senate seat in 2012, the GOP’s chances of taking control of Congress’ upper chamber would improve dramatically.

Republican Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin said Sunday he will decide this week if he will run for the Senate seat being vacated by retiring Democratic Sen. Herb Kohl.

Kohl announced Friday he will not run for reelection in 2012, leaving Democrats to defend 23 Senate seats in the next election. Ryan, who serves as chairman of the House Budget Committee, is one of the names discussed as a possible replacement.

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