Nelson: David Kustoff for … governor?

For all intents and purposes, the door to Senate may be shut to him

By , Daily Memphian Published: July 23, 2019 4:00 AM CT
Michael Nelson
Daily Memphian

Michael Nelson

Michael Nelson is contributing editor and columnist for The Daily Memphian, the political analyst for WMC-TV, and the Fulmer professor of political science at Rhodes College. His latest books are “Clinton's Elections: 1992, 1996, and the Birth of a New Era of  Governance" and “The American Presidency: Origins and Development, 1776-2018.”

Kustoff’s career has mostly centered on federal offices, but if he’s open to another path to advancement, it might be the time for him to start focusing on Tennessee-specific issues that a candidate for governor will have to address.

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Bill Hagerty Bill Lee David Kustoff Lamar Alexander Marsha Blackburn

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