Because of course he does.
He did not mention this to me when we ran into each other in the Kroger checkout line last weekend, but U.S. Rep. Paul Broun, who lost a Senate bid in the May primary, is looking for work once his term is up at the end of the year.
He was a doctor before he was elected to Congress in 2007 but plans to stay in politics, telling the AJC:
I could possibly go on some board of director position if offered, a paid position on a corporate board. I would entertain a leadership position in some organization that is out there today, and I’m just looking for whatever position is available.
If an organization doesn’t offer me that opportunity then I’ve begun the process of even starting my own – Restoring Liberty in America. If I could join an organization such as Americans for Prosperity or FreedomWorks or a tea party group in a leadership role, I could help them…
If an opportunity presents itself for me to run, I certainly will consider it. I’ve had a number of people across the state of Georgia encourage me to run for a couple different positions, but right now I’m focusing on finding a way to make a living.
In semi-related news, Broun's Senate campaign ended $15,000 in debt.