Controversial Sen. Strom Thurmond died in 2003, but Congress may not be a Thurmond-free zone for much longer if Strom’s youngest son, Paul Thurmond, ends up following through on some preliminary noises he’s making about a possible run for outgoing South Carolina Rep. Henry Brown’s House seat. –KA

Politico:

Charleston County councilor Paul Thurmond, the youngest son of Strom Thurmond, tells POLITICO that he’s seriously considering running for the seat being vacated by retiring Rep. Henry Brown (R-S.C.)

“I am sad to see we are losing the leadership of a dedicated public servant in Henry Brown,” Thurmond said. “That said, I view this as an exciting possibility that warrants serious discussion amongst family and friends.”

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