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November 2, 2015

Florida Republican to Retire From Congress

Nugent is retiring in 2016 after serving three terms. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Nugent is retiring in 2016 after serving three terms. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Updated 4 p.m. | Rep. Rich Nugent, R-Fla., will retire from Congress after just three terms, he announced Monday, saying he wants to spend more time with his family.

Nugent, 64, leaves vacant a safe Republican seat based in northwestern Florida. GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney won it in 2012 by a 19-point margin — meaning the Republican primary is likely to produce the next member from this seat.

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