By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A professor from Carnegie Mellon University is considering a run for the Senate.READ MORE: Hundreds Of Kids Get Free Halloween Costumes Thanks To Emma Munson Foundation
Kiron Skinner told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette she is exploring a possible run for the Republican nomination to replace Senator Pat Toomey.READ MORE: 'It Could Get Worse Before It Gets Better:' Relief On Gas Prices Not On The Horizon
Skinner is a foreign policy expert who spent a year as the Director for Policy Planning under former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.MORE NEWS: CDC Investigating Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Onions
She would be the first Black woman to represent Pennsylvania in the U.S. Senate.