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Gregg drops out of 2016 Indiana governor race

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Democrat John Gregg has decided not to make a second run for Indiana governor following a close campaign for that office last year.

The former Indiana House speaker released a statement Wednesday saying he wouldnít seek the governorís office in the 2016 election.

Gregg says he heís attended dozens of Democratic Party events around the state this year with the intention of running again after losing last Novemberís election to Republican Mike Pence by less than 3 percentage points.

Gregg says heís decided to step back from politics and focus on his family, law practice and business opportunities.


Posted 10/23/2013