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Bill Clinton Denies Senate Plans

June 28, 1999

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Coming soon to the White House _ his-and-hers Senate campaigns?

No way, White House spokesman Joe Lockhart said Monday. He was responding to a New Yorker magazine report that friends in Arkansas were encouraging President Clinton to seek a Senate seat from that state after he leaves office.

``He has no intention of running for the Senate, rules out the idea of running for the Senate,″ Lockhart said. ``I think his quote to me was, ’That story is crazy and I don’t know where they got it from.‴

Right now, the political focus in the Clinton household is on first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton’s possible Senate bid in New York.

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