By Alexandra Jaffe - 01/24/13 03:04 PM EST
But when asked why he wasn't ruling it out, he said, "Why would I rule it out at this point? It's not pertinent for the question of the day."
Price is considered a top possibility to challenge Chambliss, whom Georgia conservatives feel has been too centrist in his time in the Senate.
A December survey, from Democratic firm Public Policy Polling, revealed a plurality of respondents, 43 percent, said they would prefer a more conservative nominee for Senate in 2014. However, Chambliss led Price by a 28-percentage-point margin in a hypothetical primary match-up.