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Report: Former Sen. Sununu Not Running for Office in NH

Saturday, 13 Apr 2013 10:37 PM

By Todd Beamon

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Former GOP Sen. John E. Sununu of New Hampshire insisted that he will not run for political office next year.

“I'm not running for anything,” Sununu, 48, told UnionLeader.com on Friday. “Campaigns are about timing, and I've got two daughters in high school — and I want to spend time with them.”

Sununu, the son of former George H.W. Bush White House Chief of Staff and New Hampshire Gov. John H. Sununu, served one term in the Senate and three terms in the U.S. House of Representatives.

“I enjoyed my time in Congress very, very much and I enjoy working in the private sector,” Sununu said.

But he did not rule out a run for office in the future, according to the publication.

In 2008, Sununu was defeated by Democrat and former three-term Gov. Jeanne Shaheen after he beat her in 2002. He had been considered the strongest challenger to Shaheen next year.

Among the Republicans now being considered as possible challengers are former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown, who last week did not rule out establishing residency in New Hampshire to challenge Shaheen.

Brown, who lost to Democrat Elizabeth Warren in November, owns a vacation home in Rye, N.H.

“I haven't spoken to Scott," Sununu told UnionLeader.com, “but I got the impression he made an off-the-cuff comment.”

Since leaving office, Sununu now sits on the board of the medical-products company Boston Scientific, as well as Time Warner Cable, and Juliet Marine Systems Inc. in Portsmouth, N.H.

He also is chairman of the Waterville Valley Resort and serves on the advisory board of the Bloomberg media company, UnionLeader.com reports.


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