Ex-Virginia Governor Gilmore to join Republican presidential race: Richmond Times-Dispatch

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Posted: Jul 07, 2015 6:46 PM

(Reuters) - Former Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore said on Tuesday he would join the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Gilmore, who briefly sought the Republican nomination in 2008 before dropping out, said in an interview with the newspaper that he planned to make the announcement in the first week of August.

(Reporting by Eric Beech in Washington; Editing by Sandra Maler)