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Tomlinson Sounding More Like a Candidate

She is going through the decision process without figuring out what Abrams will do.

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Nia Prater
Dec. 6, 2018, 11 a.m.

In an interview this week, Columbus Mayor Teresa Tomlinson (D), who is leaving office next month and will join an Atlanta-based law firm as a partner, "sounded like a candidate for the Senate seat."

Tomlinson: "I guess it's because I am so seriously thinking about it, right? If I was just dabbling around foolishly, then we would be having a different conversation. and you would be getting different vibes."

She is considering a challenge to Sen. David Perdue (R) and may make her decision regardless of what 2018 governor nominee Stacey Abrams (D), whom she called a friend, decides to do.

Tomlinson: "I am going to look and see if this is my time in this moment for the state and I think that is what every candidate should do. So, I am not really looking at where Stacey or any of the other very formidable candidates are in this process. Because I figure all that will shake out. eventually and the ones who are meant to be there will be here." (WRBL-TV)

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