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Kingston announces U.S. Senate bid

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U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston said he'll run for the U.S. Senate. U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston said he'll run for the U.S. Senate.
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston announced Thursday he's running for U.S. Senate. The congress member of Georgia's 1st District is hoping to take the seat left behind when U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss retires at the end of his term.

The announcement was made at a news conference just before noon at Morrell Park.

"Well, for one thing, we want to win the majority in the Senate so we can start having reforms for entitlement, reforms on spending, reforms on job creation. So that America can get moving again. I would be in the top 10 percent of the conservative members of the Senate," said Kingston.

Kingston said his branding as one of the most conservative members in the Congress race will help him in the Senate race.

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