Miller also picked up a new Republican opponent, as the field of challengers vying to take him on — or considering it — continues to grow. The Raleigh News & Observer reports that former U.S. Attorney George Holding, a former aide to Sen. Jesse Helms (R-N.C.) is running in the 13th district.
Tea-party-affiliated businessman Nathan Tabor and Winston-Salem City Councilman Vernon Robinson have declared their intention to run. At least two other candidates are seriously considering a bid for Miller’s seat.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, speaks with reporters in the Capitol after a speech on the Senate floor that accused the CIA of searching computers set up for Congressional staff for their research of interrogation programs.