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Peña May Run for Re-Election After All

By Steve Taylor

EDINBURG, Jan. 24 - State Rep. Aaron Peña says he has not ruled out running again for the Texas House of Representatives.

At a political forum at the University of Texas-Pan American on Tuesday morning, the Edinburg Republican was given an opportunity to categorically say he has retired from politics.

“Are you done,” Peña was asked by moderator Evan Smith, of the Texas Tribune. Peña paused for a moment and then said: “Under the San Antonio map I am absolutely done.” And under the legislative drawn map, Smith asked. “I can't absolutely rule it out,” Peña responded.

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