Sen. Hagan will run for reelection

Sen. Kay HaganKay Hagan10 Senate seats most likely to flip in 2016 Senate Republicans are feeling the 'Trump effect' Washington's lobby firms riding high MORE (D-N.C.) will run for reelection in 2014.

"Yes, I do plan to run for reelection," she told a local radio station.

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Hagan will likely be a top GOP target in the Republican-leaning state, though it's unclear at this point who will step up to challenge her.

The first-term senator faces tough approval ratings in North Carolina. An early November poll from the Democratic-affiliated Public Policy Polling showed her favorable rating at 35 percent and her unfavorable rating at 37 percent.

Senate Democrats could have a tough election cycle in 2014: Hagan is just one of a number of swing-state and red-state incumbents up for reelection, while few Republicans hail from swing or Democratic states.

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