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Mike Flood resigns from Governor race

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Nebraska's speaker of the Legislature bows out of the Governor's race.

Speaker of the Legislature Mike Flood is bowing out of the Governor's race less than a month after declaring he was running.

Today Flood posted online that he's withdrawing from the 2014 race to care for his family.

Flood's wife was diagnosed with Breast Cancer earlier this week.

The Republican Lawmaker helped broker compromises on tough issues while leading the Legislature, but term limits are forcing him to leave.

Governor Dave Heineman will also be leaving due to term limits, Republican Lieutenant Governor Rick Sheehy is running to replace Heineman.

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