By Max Pizarro | November 6th, 2013 - 12:58pm
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Allen won't run for Runyan's Congressional seat

State Sen. Diane Allen (R-7) of Edgewater Park won't run for Congress, she told PolitickerNJ.com.

"I have just asked the people of my district to send me back to the Senate because that's what I want to do," said Allen. 

U.S. Rep. Jon Runyan (D-3) this morning confirmed his decision not to seek re-election to a third term after the Star-Ledger reported that he was done.

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