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Chris Kennedy Won't Run For Senate or Governor

By Kevin Robinson in News on Aug 19, 2009 4:20PM

Chris Kennedy, President of Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc, emailed a letter to the press late Tuesday announcing that he won't seek the Democratic nomination for either the U.S. Senate or Illinois Governor. “The decision wasn’t easy to arrive at,” he said, adding that classic line of politicians that have other reasons not to run: "I realize that I would rather be a good husband and a good father than a good Washington politician.”mSun-Times "reporter" Michael Sneed cited a source that puts it more bluntly: “He honestly didn’t have the stomach and the heart to run." Let's hope her sources are right that the Toddler wants to spend more time with his family, too.