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Published January 18, 2011, 09:08 AM

ND US Sen. Kent Conrad won't run for re-election

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota U.S. Sen. Kent Conrad said Tuesday he will not seek re-election in 2012 because he wants spend more time working on ways to reduce the nation's $14 trillion debt, which he ranks with a terrorist attack as "the central threat facing the country."

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