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Mitt Romney won't run in 2016, says new leaders will have 'better chance'
Mitt Romney won't run in 2016, says new leaders will have 'better chance'

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney announced Friday that he will not run for president in 2016, cutting short a third run for the White House two weeks after he publicly announced his interest. “After putting considerable thought into making another run for president, I’ve decided it is best to give other leaders in the party the opportunity to become our next nominee,” Romney said in a call to supporters Friday morning. Romney won the Republican nomination in 2012, after an unsuccessful run in 2008, but lost to President Obama. Romney told donors, former staffers and other supporters on the call that he believed he had the fundraising and political base to win the...

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