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Jon Kyl Retires: 'There Is A Time For Every Thing'


During the Q&A with reporters, Kyl also said that he had decided some time ago that "unless something significant changed, I probably wouldn't run. But I didn't want to make that decision until after the last election, and we had the opportunity to talk it over in light of the current circumstances."

"But people say, you could win re-election," he said at one point. "And i think i could. But i think it's better to leave when in effect people have a fairly good attitude about you, rather than be hounded out of office like, unfortunately, some of my colleagues are experiencing."