Paul won't run for re-election to Congress

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Jul 12, 2011 1:17 PM
Paul won't run for re-election to Congress

Washington (CNN) - Rep. Ron Paul of Texas won't run for re-election to his House seat next year.

"I have decided not to seek re-election to Congress," said Paul in a Tweet Tuesday.

The Republican lawmaker, who has served nearly 24 years as representative of Texas' 14th Congressional District, is currently making his third bid for the White House.