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  Ken Blackwell Decides Against Ohio Senate Bid
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Last EditedTX DEM  Jun 24, 2011 02:53pm
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News DateFriday, June 24, 2011 08:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionFormer Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell will not run against Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), ridding Republicans of a potentially divisive primary in one of their key targeted states.

"After three months of quietly talking with my family, friends, political strategists, donors and two men who have expressed a strong interest in this Senate seat, I have decided to end my active consideration of a run for the U.S. Senate," Blackwell told the Daily Caller on Friday. "I believe it is unfair to the conservative objective of defeated Sherrod Brown to stretch out my decision making process any further."
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