Laura Ingraham: I'm considering Senate run against Kaine

Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham on Tuesday said she is considering mounting a challenge to Sen. Tim KaineTimothy (Tim) Michael KaineGOP Senate candidate photoshops Tim Kaine shaking hands with Stalin Senate GOP candidate Corey Stewart called kneeling football players ‘thugs’ Voters will punish Congress for ignoring duty on war and peace MORE (D-Va.) in 2018.

“I’m considering,” Ingraham told “Fox and Friends," adding: "I haven’t made any decisions, but a number of folks in Virginia who are well connected are very interested in my running, and that’s very flattering."

Reports emerged over the weekend that Ingraham, host of the syndicated radio show “The Laura Ingraham Show,” was considering a run for Kaine’s seat.

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She said “Fox and Friends” would be the first to know once she makes her decision.

“It’s always good to mix things up, and I’ve been in Washington a long time and I have a great respect for the Congress and institutions of government,” she said.

Ingraham was at one point under serious consideration to be President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpBrennan fires new shot at Trump: ‘He’s drunk on power’ Trump aides discussed using security clearance revocations to distract from negative stories: report Trump tried to dissuade Melania from 'Be Best' anti-bullying campaign: report MORE's White House press secretary.