Earlier this week, another top Republican, former Gov. Tim Pawlenty, announced he will not run for the seat held by Al Franken before he resigned over sexual misconduct allegations.
Emmer will run for re-election to House →
No prominent Republican has emerged to toss his hat in the ring yet, though former Gov. Tim Pawlenty first said he was looking at the race, but days later said he has no plans to run.
Republicans see major battleground in Minnesota in 2018 midterms →