Debbie Part Deux? Dingell Eyes Stabenow Seat

The surprise announcement Thursday by Michigan Democrat Sen. Debbie Stabenow that she won't seek reelection fueled speculation about who within her party might vie for the seat.
Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI)  asks questions to Dr. Richard Bright, former director of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, during the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health on May 14, 2019, in Washington, DC. - Bright filed a whistleblower complaint after he was removed in April 2020 from his post as head of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), the agency charged with developing a vaccine against coronavirus.He said he was removed for opposing the use of malaria drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine for coronavirus, a treatment promoted by President Donald Trump despite little scientific evidence of success. (Photo by Greg Nash / POOL / AFP) (Photo by GREG NASH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Michigan Democrat Reps. Debbie Dingell and Elissa Slotkin are reportedly considering a 2024 run for the now-open seat.
  • Other possible contender could be Rep. Haley Stevens, several Michigan Democrats told Politico.
  • “I’m stunned,” said Dingell, who represents Michigan’s 6th Congressional District.
  • Dingell also said Stabenow “told me months ago she was running. … I can’t imagine our delegation without her, but today is the day we celebrate her and then we figure it out.”

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