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Capuano to run for reelection, not governor

US Representative Michael E. Capuano, after months of preparation for a possible candidacy, will not seek the Democratic nomination for governor, removing what would have been one of the party’s most serious contenders for next year’s primary election.

The Somerville lawmaker said Thursday that he will instead run for another term in the seat he has occupied since 1998.

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