Apr 5, 2019 - Politics & Policy

Valerie Plame considers running for Congress

Former CIA operative Valerie Plame

Valerie Plame discusses the move "Fair Game," which is based on her real life and book of the same title. Photo: Daniel Zuchnik/Getty Images

Valerie Plame, a former CIA operative, said she is thinking about a 2020 run for an open congressional seat in New Mexico as a Democrat, AP reports.

Details: Plame is eyeing Rep. Ben Ray Luján's (D-N.M.) seat, which opened up after Luján announced he is running for the Senate. Plame's identity as a CIA operative was made public after a leak in 2003 under the George W. Bush administration to attack her ex-husband Joe Wilson, per AP.

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