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Nation IN BRIEF : OHIO

Governor Bows Out of GOP Veepstakes

August 02, 1996|From Times Staff and Wire Reports

Ohio Gov. George Voinovich told presumptive GOP presidential nominee Bob Dole's campaign that he did not want to be considered for the No. 2 spot on the Republican ticket. Voinovich, who has two years remaining in his second term, also repeated his desire to run for U.S. Senate in 1998. "I feel I owe it to the people of Ohio to complete my job," Voinovich said in Columbus, Ohio. "I also feel I could make a good U.S. senator."

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