California Atty. Gen.
Harris, a Democrat, has been considered a possible candidate to replace Holder, who announced his resignation Thursday. But her office released a statement suggesting she has little interest in the position now.
"I am honored to even be mentioned," Harris said, "but intend to continue my work for the people of California as attorney general."
Harris is widely rumored to be a possible future candidate for governor or the
She said in her statement that she was focused on fighting transnational gangs, truancy and recidivism. Prior to being elected California's top law enforcement officer, Harris served as the elected district attorney of San Francisco.