By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A professor from Carnegie Mellon University is considering a run for the Senate.READ MORE: Mon Wharf Reopening For Parking On Monday
Kiron Skinner told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette she is exploring a possible run for the Republican nomination to replace Senator Pat Toomey.READ MORE: University of Pittsburgh Main Campus Shifts Into Lower-Risk Classification For The Coronavirus
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: Baldwin High School Students Raise Thousands Of Dollars Through Polar Pop Event For Special Olympics Of Pennsylvania
She would be the first Black woman to represent Pennsylvania in the U.S. Senate.