Gov. Easley says Sen. Kay Hagan is one of the best U.S. Senate candidates in the entire country. He made the comment after a drought briefing in Raleigh.
He says she's been a champion of education, law enforcement, and the economy.
When asked about the other announced Democrat Jim Neal, Gov. Easley said he knows nothing about him.
Sen. Hagan announced Tuesday that she's changed her mind and will run.
Both Neal and Hagan say they are running against Elizabeth Dole.
At some point they will have to start campaigning against each other one would think?