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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

 11:17 AM 

Ryan says he's not thinking about 2016 run

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan said Monday that he's "ruling out thinking about" running for president in 2016.

In a video posted by the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, the former VP candidate told reporters after his Dousman listening session that he needs to stay focused on producing good policy in Congress and that other considerations would be a distraction from that.

"I really don't think it's in my interest as a congressman to be thinking about some promotion three and a half years down the road," Ryan said. "That will cloud my judgment from doing my job today. So I have made an explicit decision: Don't think about some political campaign down the road, focus on doing my job."



 -- By Staff


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