NY Mayor Bloomberg says will not run for president

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Wed Feb 27, 2008

NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has decided not to run for the U.S. presidency, he said in the New York Times, ending long-running speculation that he could launch a challenge as an independent candidate.

“I listened carefully to those who encouraged me to run, but I am not and will not be a candidate for president,” Bloomberg said in an opinion article in Thursday’s newspaper.



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