Former state Senator Tom Wiens appears to be jumping into an increasingly
crowded field for United States Senate. On Monday, Wiens took the first step
towards running by filing Articles of Incorporation with the Secretary of State
for the "Tom Wiens For U.S. Senate Exploritory (sic) Committee, Inc."
This move typically precedes the formal FEC filing of a campaign
committee which will likely take place in the coming days. Wiens had previously
been aggressively floating his name for the gubernatorial race since at least