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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A spokesman says U.S. Rep. Pat Meehan will not be challenging U.S. Sen. Bob Casey Jr. next year and will instead focus on winning re-election.
The Philadelphia Inquirer (http://bit.ly/2kCQmWw ) reports that spokesman John Elizandro said Saturday night that the GOP congressman plans to focus on his work in the U.S. House.
Elizandro said Meehan's seat on the influential House Ways and Means Committee enables the congressman "to play a critical role in the most important coming legislative debates: health care, tax reform and trade."
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