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Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.
Kennedy Townsend considers Senate seat
Kennedy Townsend considers Senate seat

WASHINGTON -- Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, a former lieutenant governor of Maryland, said Wednesday that she will consider running for the Senate seat of retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski -- adding her name to a long list of Democrats in the state who are thinking about the job. Townsend, who ran an unsuccessful campaign for governor in 2002 -- losing to Republican Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. -- said she has heard from a number of supporters who have encouraged her to look at the seat. "I've always wanted to work for the people of Maryland," Townsend said in an interview Wednesday. If she ran, Townsend could face a growing number of potential candidates. Every member of the...