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House Speaker Paul Ryan Will Not Seek Re-election

A spokesman for Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan says he will serve out his term before retiring in January.

Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan will not run for re-election, people close to the Wisconsin lawmaker said Wednesday. Ryan’s plans have been the source of much speculation amid Republican concerns over keeping their majority in the House of Representatives. Ryan had made tax cuts a centerpiece of his legislative agenda, and Congress delivered on that late last year. Ryan, 48,…