Tuck’s decision was interesting in that some thought it might lead her to make a play for a run for governor. That election in next year. But Tuck made her announcement flanked by both Mississippi Sens. Trent Lott and Thad Cochran, and one of the speakers was the presumptive GOP gubernatorial candidate, Haley Barbour.
“Barbour was one of the people encouraging her to make the switch,” says a Barbour protégé. “He wouldn’t have been pushing if she was competition.”
Barbour remains a favorite to run in 2003, and will look to Tuck to help with the female vote. Tuck is expected now to run for re-election. Prior to her winning the lieutenant governorship, she served in the state senate.p> CASH AND KERRY br> Sen. John Kerry
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