Tennessee Lieutenant Governor Ron Ramsey won't run for re-election.

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TENNESSEE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR RON RAMSEY (R) WON'T RUN FOR RE-ELECTION this year after serving in that position since 2007. "After a lot of prayer and many sleepless nights, I have determined that I simply cannot commit to another four years in office," he said in a speech on the Senate floor. A real estate auctioneer with a well-known fondness for country music and "The Andy Griffith Show," Ramsey became the first Republican to hold that leadership position in 140 years and was instrumental in bringing all three branches of state government under Republican control. "He...

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