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Rep. Bill Young of Florida won't seek re-election in 2014 after four decades in Congress

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Rep. Bill Young, the longest-serving House Republican and one of Florida's most influential lawmakers, said he won't seek a 23rd term next year. Young, 82, who announced his decision Wednesday in an interview with the Tampa Bay Times, cited several factors for stepping down when his term ends in January 2015, including an ailing back, a desire to spend more time with his family and...

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