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Attorney General Van Hollen announces he will not run for re-election

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MADISON - Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says he will not run for re-election next fall.  The 47-year-old Republican announced the decision in a statement this morning.  

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Van Hollen did not say what his future plans are, once his second four-year term expires at the end of 2014.  The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel said GOP strategists had talked in recent weeks about the possibility of Van Hollen stepping down -- even though Democrats expected him to run again. 

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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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