Nutter for Senate?
An intriguing possible development emerged today as it appears that Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter may have his eye on statewide office.
According to Chris Brennan of the Daily News, the political and public relations firm Fleck Consulting has registered the website domains Nutter2016.com and NutterforSenate.com.
The connection to Mayor Nutter and Fleck Consulting is likely Lindsey Perry. Perry currently works at Fleck but was a political consultant for Nutter’s 2011 re-election campaign and then became an assistant city solicitor. An invitation for an October 3rd Nutter fundraiser was sent from Ms. Perry.
Michael Nutter is currently serving his second term as Mayor and is set to leave office in January 2016.
“Nutter, through a spokesman, said he was ‘unaware’ of the websites, did not authorize their creation and is ‘not considering any run for the U.S. Senate,’” The Daily News reported.
If he chose to run, Mayor Nutter who have to take on former Congressman and 2010 Senate Democratic nominee Joe Sestak, who announced the creation of a 2016 exploratory committee back in May.
The Democratic nominee who be seeking to unseat freshman Republican Senator Pat Toomey.