*Hmm, does this mean he won’t challenge President Obama in 2012?

Alvin Greene, the unemployed military veteran who won the Democratic nomination to face Sen. Jim DeMint (R) last month, has filed to run for South Carolina’s state house.

Greene, who lost to Demint by over 30 percentage points, paid the $165 entry fee five minutes after the filing period opened on Christmas Eve to run in a special election to replace the late state Rep. Cathy Harvin (D), according to the Associated Press.  

Read MORE at The Hill’s Briefing Room.