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Chanos pulls out of race for attorney general

Nevada Attorney General George Chanos on Monday announced he is withdrawing from the campaign for attorney general.

Chanos was appointed Oct. 31 after Brian Sandoval resigned to accept a position as a U.S. district judge in Reno.

He said he has every confidence he can win the election.

"The problem is if I do win, I am committed to a life of politics for at least four years after that," he said. "Having spent four months in politics, I realized I don't want to spend another four years in political office."

He said observing politics from the sidelines "is very …

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