WASHINGTON -- Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., says she probably won't run for office again.She can probably have her pick of whatever job she wants on K Street. That seems to fit but would also be incredibly boring.
"Oh Lord, no," Landrieu, 59, told reporters when asked if another campaign, perhaps for governor in 2015 or the Senate in 2016, was in her future.
"Well, let me say, I'm not going to say a definite 'no' about any of those two," Landrieu said. "I've been trained to never say no. But it is highly, highly unlikely."
People want her to run for Governor. I don't think she will. Other people want her to wait and run for Vitter's Senate seat after he inevitably becomes Governor. That's possible. But if she's going to succeed at that she'll have to apply some lessons learned from the last go 'round. She seems pretty confident that she's learned a few of those, otherwise this wouldn't be a possibility.
There's also a chance, she said, she'll join her father, Moon, the former New Orleans Mayor Moon Landrieu, in writing a book about the transition of Louisiana from a Democratic state to one dominated by Republicans with perhaps some insights on how her party can reverse those trends.