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AG Six may run in 2010

June 6, 2008


— Attorney General Steve Six is dropping strong hints that he'll run for a full term in 2010, but he's not quite ready to declare his candidacy.

Six took over the office Jan. 31. Gov. Kathleen Sebelius appointed him to replace Paul Morrison, who was forced to resign because of a scandal over an extramarital affair. Fellow Democrats have assumed Six will run.

"I found that I do really enjoy the work of the attorney general's office and appreciate all the good we can do for the people of Kansas," Six said during an interview Thursday.

He added: "What that leaves me to believe is that I can continue this job into the future, but I believe it's premature to determine whether I'll be a candidate in 2010."

Christian Morgan, the state Republican Party's executive director, said because of Morrison's problems, Kansans will be skeptical as they watch the attorney general's office.

But Morgan said the GOP is concentrating on this year's elections, rather than worrying about 2010.

"There will be time for us to go after Stephen Six," he said.


dozer 9 years, 11 months ago

Morgan is off his game this morning. Usually he has some failed attempt at a witty attack line.Of course it is interesting to note he was employed at the AG's office under Kline and placed in a "special project" role so he could do political crap on the taxpayers dime.

Steve Jacob 9 years, 11 months ago

Um, why would the Gov. pick him if he was not going to run in 2010?

dozer 9 years, 11 months ago

Then there is this quote from Morgan in the Topeka paper..."He's still got a long ways to go to return that office to credibility," said Morgan, who expects Six would face a strong GOP challenger. "I'm sure we'll be able to put someone in the office of attorney general who will return respect and credibility to that office."Some strong candidate like Kline? He's the reason that office lost credibility. Morrison was an idiot, but at least it was his mistake, not the Office's mistake.

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