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Former Gov. Strickland won't run again in 2014

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"Today, I am announcing my decision not to seek election as Governor of Ohio in 2014," said Ted Strickland, former Governor of Ohio.

"In many ways, this has been a very difficult decision. I look back fondly on my time as Ohio's 68th Governor –and am proud of my Administration's efforts to guide our state through the greatest national economic crisis since the Great Depression. With the help of my First Lady -- Frances Strickland-- my dedicated and loyal Cabinet, and my incredibly hard-working Executive Staff, we held the ship steady," said Strickland in a statement issued to media outlets Tuesday.

Strickland said he and his wife Frances will continue to be politically active private citizens.

 

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