Senator Peyton Manning? It could actually happen

Tennessee Congressman Sees Peyton Manning as Potential Future Senate Candidate

"While I don't think Haslam has any burning desire to run, I think he understands the importance of the office and of public service", Ingram said. Lamar Alexander's seat if he decides to retire in 2020.

It doesn't look like Peyton Manning is sticking to sports.

Corker said he would retire from Congress on Tuesday and has become increasingly critical of President Donald Trump.

"Peyton Manning is a great guy and a popular guy", the Republican congressman told Business Insider, adding that Manning would most likely be interested in running in 2020 if Sen.

The veteran Republican added that if Manning chose to run, his popularity would propel him to a victory in the 2018 race for Tennessee's open U.S. Senate seat.

Spain to send extra police to Catalonia if independence referendum goes ahead
The Catalan National Assembly civic group has called for the protests to continue until the regional officials are released. Catalonia represents a fifth of Spain's 1.1-trillion-euro ($1.32 trillion) economy and enjoys wide self-government.

Manning is well-liked in Tennessee after playing four years of college ball for the Volunteers.

Aides with Senator Alexander's office called the Politico article an "unfounded rumor".

Manning shot the idea down in March during an appearance at the Adobe Summit in Las Vegas. However, he downplayed speculation that Manning's entry into the political world is imminent.

"I don't know where that came from", Manning told reporters. "And all that was on my face when I pushed him up", said Jamie Ann Naughright, who made a sex harassment claim against him with the University of Tennesseee at the time but never pressed charges.

Former state Rep. Stephen Fincher, who retired from Congress previous year, told The Tennessean he will decide by the end of the week whether he will run.

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