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USA: I will not seek re-election – Speaker House of Reps

The Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Paul Ryan has declared his intention not to seek for reelection.

Paul Ryan is the fourth most powerful man and a member of the Republican Party.

Speaker Paul D. Ryan announced Wednesday that he will not seek re-election in November, ending a brief stint atop the House and signaling the peril that the Republican majority faces in the midterm elections.

Mr. Ryan said he will serve until the end of this Congress in January, which will mark 20 years in Congress. He insisted he will be “leaving this majority in good hands in what he believes is a good future.

Paul Ryan is 48 years old.

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