INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -
Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill is not ruling out a possible Republican
bid for a U.S. Senate seat.
Hill has been
mentioned as a potential candidate in the increasingly divisive GOP primary
field that already includes Reps. Todd Rokita and Luke Messer. Rokita
formally announced his candidacy Wednesday morning at the Statehouse.
Hill was asked
about joining the Senate race a short time later at a separate news
conference. Hill wouldn’t rule out a bid and ended the event by saying “stay
looking to unseat Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly in next year’s election.
Hill was the
longtime Elkhart County prosecutor before easily winning election last year
as attorney general.
Many of Hill’s
tough-on-crime stances hew closely to those pushed by U.S. Attorney General