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Farmer Considering Run For Governor

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner and former UK basketball star Richie Farmer says he's considering a run for governor on the Republican ticket in 2011.

Farmer told the Associated Press Tuesday that he's been holding discussions about a possible run and may do some political polling soon.Democratic incumbent Gov. Steve Beshear has already announced he'll seek re-election in 2011. Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson will be his running mate.

Rick Howlett is host of WFPL's weekly talk show, "In Conversation." Email Rick at rhowlett@lpm.org.