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 KaineParent of middle school students amid shooting: ‘This happens in high school, not here’ Kaine demands answers on Pentagon missions in Africa Lawmakers push for House floor debate on war authorization 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 TrumpGOP-Trump trade fight boils over with threat to cars Trump: Meetings on potential North Korea summit going 'very well' Freed American 'overwhelmed with gratitude' after being released from Venezuela MORE's White House press secretary.