By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A professor from Carnegie Mellon University is considering a run for the Senate.READ MORE: Highland Park Bridge Ramp Closure On Rt. 28 Now In Effect As Construction Project Gets Underway
Kiron Skinner told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette she is exploring a possible run for the Republican nomination to replace Senator Pat Toomey.READ MORE: How To Shop Smart As Amazon Prime Days Get Underway
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: Vice President Kamala Harris Set To Arrive For First Visit To Pittsburgh
She would be the first Black woman to represent Pennsylvania in the U.S. Senate.