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Racy Allegations Prompt Ryan to Drop Ill. Senate Bid

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Racy Allegations Prompt Ryan to Drop Ill. Senate Bid

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Racy Allegations Prompt Ryan to Drop Ill. Senate Bid

Racy Allegations Prompt Ryan to Drop Ill. Senate Bid

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Republican Jack Ryan announces he will end his campaign to represent Illinois in the U.S. Senate. In a press release, Ryan says he decided to pull out "to avoid a brutal scorched-earth campaign" over racy allegations in his divorce with actress Jeri Lynn Ryan. Hear NPR's Robert Siegel and Tony Sarabia of Chicago Public Radio.

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