ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar says she’s not interested in taking over as U.S. attorney general.

Klobuchar’s name is being mentioned in political circles as a possible successor after current Attorney General Eric Holder’s surprise resignation Thursday. But the Minnesota Democrat told the Associated Press she doesn’t want her name on any short lists.

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Klobuchar says she likes her job in the U.S. Senate and wants to stay there. She has served in the Senate since her election in 2006 and previously spent nearly a decade as the top attorney in Minnesota’s largest county, Hennepin County.

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President Barack Obama was expected to formally announce Holder’s departure Thursday afternoon. Holder plans to remain at the Justice Department until a successor is chosen.

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