Former SD Gov. Mike Rounds to announce Senate campaign decision Thursday

Most expect Rounds to make a bid for Sen. Tim JohnsonTim JohnsonOn Wall Street, Dem shake-up puts party at crossroads Regulators fret over FOIA reform bill Senators push back against using guarantee fees to offset spending MORE's (D-S.D.) seat: He already has an exploratory committee open for the seat and state Sen. Don Lederman (R), a friend of the former governor's, told the Sioux City Journal on Wednesday that Rounds will run. Rounds has three events planned in the state on Thursday.

Johnson has not said whether he'll run for another term in the heavily Republican state. He has $1.2 million in the bank if he does decide to run again.

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