Check out my analysis of early self-funders in the 2010 election cycle. Hint: there are a lot.

In the latest sign that he's serious about challenging former New Hampshire Attorney General Kelly AyotteKelly Ann AyotteGOP mulls having outside counsel question Kavanaugh, Ford Pallbearers, speakers announced for McCain's DC memorial service and Capitol ceremony Tributes pour in for John McCain MORE in the GOP Senate primary, former gubernatorial nominee Ovide Lamontagne will go up with a website later this week.

Some GOP names surface to replace Senate candidate Mark KirkMark Steven KirkThis week: Trump heads to Capitol Hill Trump attending Senate GOP lunch Tuesday High stakes as Trump heads to Hill MORE (R-Ill.) in the House: stock market analyst Dick Green, former congressional aide Bill Cadigan and businessman Bob Dold.

Republicans are still seeking some direction against Rep. Alan GraysonAlan Mark GraysonFlorida's Darren Soto fends off Dem challenge from Alan Grayson Live results: Arizona and Florida hold primaries The Hill's Morning Report: Frustration mounts as Republicans blow up tax message MORE (D-Fla.), with state House Speaker Larry Cretul (R) taking a pass.

The San Jose Mercury-News tees up Boxer vs. Fiorina - the next big Senate race of the 2010 election cycle.

Smells like a rumor: A mystery Democrat with means and renown is apparently "75 percent" ready to challenge Sen. Charles GrassleyCharles (Chuck) Ernest GrassleySenate panel reaches tentative deal for Kavanaugh accuser to testify Thursday Kavanaugh accuser agrees to testify next week Aide for GOP involved in Kavanaugh nomination resigns after past sexual harassment allegation surfaces MORE (R-Iowa).

Missouri state Sen. Bill Stouffer (R) formed a federal campaign committee last week for the race for Rep. Ike Skelton's (D-Mo.) seat. He will face former state Rep. Vicky Hartzler in the primary for the right to face Skelton.

Former Lt. Gov. Dennis Wicker (D) emerges as an option to face Sen. Richard BurrRichard Mauze BurrKey House Dem's objections stall intel bill as deadline looms Trump assures storm victims in Carolinas: 'We will be there 100 percent' Overnight Energy: Trump rolls back methane pollution rule | EPA watchdog to step down | China puts tariffs on US gas MORE (R-N.C.).

Another basically unknown Republican - in this case, basketball-coach son Danny Tarkanian, has a poll showing them leading Sen. Harry ReidHarry Mason ReidKavanaugh furor intensifies as calls for new testimony grow Dems can’t ‘Bork’ Kavanaugh, and have only themselves to blame Dem senator: Confidential documents would 'strongly bolster' argument against Kavanaugh's nomination MORE (D-Nev.).