Little Rock banker French Hill, rumored to be weighing a run for the U.S. Senate in 2010 against Sen. Blanche Lincoln, will speak at the Central Arkansas Young Republicans monthly lunch at noon on Monday, January 26, at Loca Luna in Little Rock. (More on Hill here.)
Last week, Max Brantley at the Arkansas Times suggested that Hill would be visiting the nation’s capital to talk to national Republicans about a potential Senate run. So while you’ve got him there, maybe someone should, y’know, ask him about that, hint hint.
Update, Friday 7:50 a.m.: Not to be outflanked in the 2010 political buzz game, former U.S. Attorney and White House aide Tim Griffin casually mentions on Twitter that many people are trying to give him money to run in ’10. (Hat tip to Lance Turner on the Griffin catch.)
Update to the Update: But would someone please brief Griffin on how to use Twitter? I’m no expert, but I do know that it doesn’t really look good when you sign up and then only follow ONE person. And guess who that one person is. Go ahead, guess: