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Mon Apr 19, 2021, 11:28 AM

U.S. Rep. Steve Stivers leaving Congress to lead Ohio Chamber of Commerce, won't run for U.S. Senate [View all]

Source: Cincinnati Enquirer

U.S. Rep. Steve Stivers won't run for U.S. Senate, instead taking a position to lead the Ohio Chamber of Commerce.

Stivers, 55, of Upper Arlington, announced Monday that he would step down from politics, where he represents the 15th District, on May 16 to become the next president and CEO of the Ohio Chamber of Commerce.

Stivers was considered a more moderate alternative to the Republicans' current slate of candidates, who are battling to be the most pro-Trump contender. Stivers' decision came after he raised nearly $1.4 million in the first weeks of 2021.

In the end, Stivers decided against entering another political fray. Former Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel, former Ohio Republican Party leader Jane Timken, Cleveland car dealer Bernie Moreno and businessman Mike Gibbons are among the hopefuls in a crowded GOP primary.

Read more: https://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/politics/elections/2021/04/19/ohio-u-s-rep-steve-stivers-wont-run-u-s-senate-chamber-of-commerce/7283796002/

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