Illinois gubernatorial race

Politics
7:12 am
Fri April 26, 2013

Illinois Republican Decides Against Gubernatorial Race

Credit schock.house.gov

The campaign manager for Republican Aaron Schock says the three-term congressman will seek re-election and forgo a run for Illinois governor.

Steve Shearer says Schock has concluded he can do more on Capitol Hill as a member of the House Ways and Means Committee than as governor. He says Schock could work on comprehensive tax reform and long-term repairs to entitlement programs.

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